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Bombardier Resumes Rail Car Shipment to New York

CBJ — The New York state transit authority says Montreal-based Bombardier has resumed subway car deliveries to New York City after officials halted them last week, citing problems with [...]

Mexico, Iraq Likely to Fill Venezuelan Oil Gap to U.S.

CBJ — A lack of pipeline capacity appears to be holding back Canada’s potential to sell more of its oil to the United States. The lack of infrastructure to transfer the commodity [...]

U.S. Charges Huawei with Fraud

CBJ — The United States has announced criminal charges against China’s Huawei Technologies, escalating a fight with the world’s biggest telecommunications equipment maker and coming days [...]

BlackBerry Names New President & COO

CBJ — Waterloo-based BlackBerry has named Bryan Palma as president and chief operating officer. Palma was most recently Cisco’s senior vice-president and general manager of customer [...]

SNC-Lavalin Future in Saudi Arabia Clouded

CBJ — The head of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. said ongoing diplomatic tensions between Canada and Saudi Arabia are hurting business and forcing the company to consider a possible retreat from [...]

Feds Ran $2.1B Deficit April-November

CBJ — According to figures from the Federal Finance Department, the Canadian government ran a deficit of $2.1 billion through the first eight months of its 2018-19 fiscal year compared with [...]

Toyota Targets Chinese Sales

CBJ — Toyota aims to raise vehicle sales in China by 8% to 1.6 million this year. Toyota sold 1.47 million vehicles in China last year, up 14.3% from 2017. Toyota’s forecast comes at a time [...]

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger to Integrate

CBJ — A report in the New York times says Facebook founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is planning to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of its WhatsApp, [...]

BuzzFeed Woes Continue

CBJ — It’s been a rough start to the year for online media outlet BuzzFeed, which is now preparing to lay off about 15% of its employees, and confirmed by its CEO Jonah Peretti. The [...]

GM Investing $22M in Tennessee Plant

CBJ — General Motors plans to invest $22 million at its Tennessee plant to build fuel-efficient engines. The U.S. automaker will add more than 200 jobs at the Spring Hill plant to make [...]

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