CBJ News

Trump Offers to Help Canada

CBJ — U.S. President Donald Trump says he will bring up the topic of two detained Canadians in China when he himself has a meeting with the Chinese president. Trump made the promise to [...]

Retail Sales Up 0.1% in April

CBJ — Retail sales edged up 0.1% in April to $51.5 billion, boosted by food and drink sales and higher prices for gasoline according to figures released by Statistics Canada. Sales were up [...]

Desjardins Says Member Info Shared Externally

CBJ — Desjardins Group has revealed personal information of nearly 3 million of its members has been shared outside of the organization. The Montreal-based financial company says the breach [...]

Ontario Cabinet Shuffle

CBJ – Doug Ford’s Ontario Cabinet has undergone a major overhaul and the biggest move is the removal of Vic Fedeli as Minister of Finance.  The pointed demotion seems to place a significant [...]

Inflation Hits 2.4% in May

CBJ — The annual pace of inflation picked up in May as the consumer price index rose 2.4% compared with a year ago according to figures released by Statistics Canada. It marks teh largest [...]

Pot Taxes Net $186 Million for Governments

CBJ — Figures released by Statistics Canada indicate the federal and provincial governments earned $186 million in cannabis-related revenue in the first five-and-a-half months since [...]

Enbridge Faces More Delays

CBJ — Enbridge’s plan to replace a crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota has hit another obstacle after two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the [...]

Facebook to Enter Cryptocurrency Domain

CBJ — Social media giant Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year that will provide direct competition to the likes Bitcoin. The corporate decision is all part of an [...]

Manufacturing Sales Down in April

CBJ — Manufacturing sales dropped 0.6% in April to $57.8 billion with sales in the in the transportation equipment and primary metal industries declining the most. The April monthly decline [...]

Stamp Hike May Be Coming

CBJ — Canada Post is proposing a rise in the price of stamps by two cents to 92 cents — if purchased in a sheet of stamps.  The cost for a single stamp would remain at $1.07. The [...]

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