CBJ News

OMERS-Backed Venture Looks to Raise $50M for Blockchain

CBJ — Ethereum Capital, which has the backing of OMERS, is looking to raise $50 million for its blockchain enterprises. Ethereum Capital wants to become the central business and investment [...]

CPPIB Investment in China

CBJ — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will invest $800 million in two new property developments in China by developer Longfor Properties. The projects include a 740,000 [...]

Jay Switzer: 1956-2018

CBJ — Jay Switzer, a well-known broadcasting executive in Toronto, has died after a battle with brain cancer. He was 61. Switzer’s mother Phyllis co-founded CITY-TV with Moses Znaimer [...]

Mexico Suggests Possible Extension of NAFTA Talks

CBJ — As the NAFTA talks continue in Montreal, Mexican officials have indicated an extension may be the best course of action in order to have more time to hammer out a new agreement with [...]

Irving to go on Hiring Spree

CBJ — J.D. Irving, Ltd. plans to hire more than 1,500 people over the next three years as it looks to fill expanding new job orders. The New Brunswick-based company needs people to help [...]

MacLeod Says She’d Heard Reports about Brown

CBJ — Ontario Progressive Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod dropped a bombshell on Friday morning when she told a gathering of reporters that she had heard about similar accounts from women [...]

Retail Sales Up in November

CBJ — Retail sales were up 0.2% to $50.1 billion in November, attributed mostly to higher sales at gasoline stations and appliance stores. According to figures released by Statistics [...]

Campbell Soup to Close Toronto Plant

CBJ — Campbell Soup Company has announced it will close its Toronto manufacturing facility within the next 18 months, putting nearly 400 people out of work. The company says the closure is [...]

Brown Resigns Amidst Sexual Assault Allegations

CBJ — Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown resigned early this morning after a media report surfaced that he allegedly sexually assaulted two women. The alleged misconduct was first announced on [...]

TPP Moving Ahead… Sans USA

CBJ — With the United States out of the mix, Canada and the remaining members of the old Trans-Pacific Partnership have agreed to a revised trade agreement following talks in Tokyo. The new [...]

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