CBJ News

Bombardier Lands $303M Rail Order

CBJ — The rail division of Montreal-based Bombardier has received a major boost in the arm on word that it has an order for 36 Francilien train sets to be used in the Ile-de-France commuter [...]

T-Mobile + Nokia = 5G

CBJ — American-owned T-Mobile has named Nokia of Finland to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network equipment, marking the world’s largest 5G deal so far and solid [...]

Canada Joins Talks on Auto Tariffs

CBJ — Canada is joining Mexico and other European and Asian auto-producing countries this week to plot strategy ahead of the potential imposition of tariffs on vehicles and auto parts [...]

Fox Shareholders Approve Disney’s Acquisition

CBJ — Shareholders at Twenty-First Century Fox have voted to approve Walt Disney’s $71 billion purchase of its film and television assets. Disney was forced to improve its offer after [...]

Premier Ford Making Huge Political Changes

CBJ — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is cutting the size of Toronto city council almost in half before the October election and he’s abolishing the idea of having the public vote for [...]

Nova Scotia Tourism Funding

CBJ — Nova Scotia is spending $6 million to upgrade some of its vital tourism attractions. Among those sites to be given a facelift include Peggy’s Cove and the Cabot Trail. Nova [...]

U.S. and EU Look to Avoid Auto Tariffs

CBJ — U.S. President Donald Trump and European leaders have pulled back from the brink of a trade war over automobiles and have instead agreed to open dialogue to eliminate trade barriers [...]

Casino Workers Reach Agreement

CBJ — Unifor President Jerry Dias says his union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Great Canadian Casino Corp. for about 1,800 employees at five Ontario casinos. The union [...]

Amazon to Open a Centre in Caledon

CBJ — Amazon will open a new fulfillment centre in Caledon, Ont. that will create more than 800 full-time jobs. Those hired will pick, pack and ship books, electronics and toys. The [...]

Lululemon Names New CEO

CBJ – Vancouver-based apparel maker Lululemon Athletica has named Calvin McDonald as its new chief executive officer, replacing Laurent Potdevin. McDonald joins from LVMH’s cosmetics retailer [...]

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