CBJ News

Canada-EU Trade Talks

CBJ — Formal trade talks have begun between Canada and the European Union. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and European Council President Donald Tusk will focus their discussion on the [...]

Apollo 11: July 16, 1969

CBJ — Exactly 50 years to the day, Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, 88, returned to the same spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon, lifting off the launch pad from [...]

Amazon Employees Strike

CBJ — Amazon employees in the U.S. and Europe began striking in protest of their working conditions during the company’s Prime Day event. Reports about the working conditions inside [...]

China’s Economy Slowing Down

CBJ — China’s economy slowed to the slowest pace since quarterly data was first kept 27 years ago. The main reason for the weakness in the economy of the world’s most populous nation [...]

Facebook and Libra Regulations

CBJ — Facebook’s top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns [...]

Corporate Responsibility Panel in a Shambles

CBJ — According to a report by the Canadian Press, civil society and labour representatives have resigned from a panel set up to advise the federal government on ensuring Canadian firms [...]

U.S. Deficit Up 23%

CBJ — The U.S. budget deficit increased by $140 billion during the first nine months of this budget year to $747.1 billion US as government revenues and spending both hit records. The U.S. [...]

South Korea – Japan Trade Spat

CBJ — The government of South Korean is asking the help of the United States to try and broker a deal will Japan over its decision to tighten controls on high-tech exports. South Korean [...]

Bank of Canada Rate Still 1.75%

CBJ — The Bank of Canada is leaving its key interest rate unchanged at 1.75% for the sixth straight time. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is in no rush to change the rate, even as [...]

Mazda Recalls 262,000 Autos

CBJ — Mazda is recalling more than 262,000 SUVs and cars in the U.S. to fix a software problem that could cause the engines to stall unexpectedly. The recall covers certain Mazda6 midsize [...]

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