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Canada Post Hit By Rotating Strikes

CBJ — The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has some of its 50,000 Canada Post employees on a series of rotating strikes at various locations across the country. The measured strike [...]

Facebook Hires Former UK Deputy PM as Head of Global Affairs

CBJ — Facebook has hired former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team. The hiring of Clegg is an attempt by the world’s largest [...]

Retail Sales Down in August

CBJ — Figures released by Statistics Canada show the nation’s retail trade was down by a slight 0.1% in August – the second drop in three months – thanks, in part, to lower sales at [...]

September Inflation: 2.2%

CBJ — The annual rate of inflation in September was up 2.2%, which is a bit lower than most financial analysts had been anticipating. One of the key factors for the alteration was due to [...]

Ericcson Fires 50 In Corruption Probe

CBJ — Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson has fired about 50 people over a U.S. corruption probe it warned could lead to a financial penalty. The Swedish company has previously said that it [...]

UK Brexit Saga

CBJ — The uncertainty over Brexit in the United Kingdom continues to play havoc with that nation’s economy as it appears the exit plans from the European Union are going to take [...]

USMCA Won’t Be Ratified Until 2019

CBJ — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Bloomberg News there is virtually no chance lawmakers will vote on the USMCA agreement this calendar year. The new free trade [...]

Netflix Shares Up 11%

CBJ — Shares of Netflix Inc soared 11% before the bell on Wednesday, after the company put fears of a slowdown in growth to bed by racking up seven million new subscribers between July and [...]

CUPW Issues Strike Notice

CBJ — The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has handed out a strike notice to Canada Post that indicates CUPW workers could walk off the job as early as this coming Monday. Rotating strikes [...]

Pompeo Meets Saudi King

U.S. Government Looking for Answers in Disappearance of Khashoggi U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal [...]

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