CBJ News

Class Action Against Beer Store Dismissed

CBJ — A class action lawsuit filed against the Beer Store more than three years ago has been dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court. The Beer Store says the case was without merit and now [...]

Ford Recall

CBJ — Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million mid-size cars, including about 62,500 in Canada, because the steering wheel can detach from the steering column, causing drivers to lose control [...]

WestJet and Pay Issues

CBJ — According to a report by the CBC, some WestJet¬†flight attendants are claiming the airline routinely pays its cabin crew less than minimum wage, since they are only paid for the amount [...]

Toys ‘R Us

CBJ — By all accounts it seems as if it’s business as usual for Toys R Us Canada amid reports that the retailer’s U.S. counterpart is preparing to liquidate operations south of [...]

Unemployment Drops to 5.8%

CBJ — About 15,000 new jobs were added nationwide in February, which was less than expectations, but still enough to drop the unemployment rate down to 5.8%. According to figures released [...]

Canada Exempt from U.S. Tariffs — For Now

CBJ — Canada and Mexico will be exempt from tariffs on steel and aluminum imported into the United States, but there’s no guarantee that will be the case forever. U.S. President [...]

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 [...]

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