CBJ News

B.C. Gas Prices Soar

CBJ — Drivers in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland are paying near record prices for gasoline, with a litre of regular unleaded going for about $1.50 and it’s possible they [...]

Snap Inc. Cutting 120 Engineers

CBJ — According to a report from Reuters, Snap Inc. will cut just over 120 engineers and reorganize its engineering team. The maker of the smartphone app called Snapchat is known for its [...]

WestJet CEO Retires

CBJ — WestJet Airlines Chief Executive Officer Gregg Saretsky is retiring effective immediately. Saretsky joined WestJet in June 2009 as vice-president, WestJet Vacations, and became CEO in [...]

GM Pushes for Electric Car Tax Credits

CBJ — General Motors CEO Mary Barra has called on the U.S. Congress to expand a consumer tax credit for electric vehicles as the automaker said it would boost production of its EV Chevrolet [...]

Bank Rate Remains at 1.25%

CBJ — The Bank of Canada did what was expected, opting not to change its benchmark interest rate from its current level of 1.25%. “Trade policy developments are an important and [...]

CN Rail Looking for New CEO

CBJ — Canadian National Railway is in search of a new CEO after the abrupt departure of Luc Jobin. The move came as Canada’s largest rail company struggles through a number of [...]

Oscars Telecast Sees Huge Viewership Drop

The 90th Academy Awards on Sunday drew an average 26.5 million viewers, making it the smallest TV viewership since the ratings began in 1974. It’s a nearly 20% drop from last year’s [...]

Court Orders Investigation of Sears Payouts

CBJ — A litigation investigator has been appointed to review $3 billion in payments made to Sears Canada shareholders, while the company’s pension fund had a nearly $300 million [...]

PDAC 2018

CBJ — The Prospectors and Developers of Canada is once again hosting its annual convention in Toronto. PDAC¬†is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community. With [...]

Spotify Files to go Public

CBJ — Spotify has filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange. The popular music streaming service had 71 million paying users as of the end of December, and about twice that many [...]

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