CBJ News

Unilever Cutting Back on Plastics

CBJ — Unilever has set a target of cutting its use of non-recycled plastics by the year 2025. The consumer products company, whose brands include Dove soaps and Lipton teas, says the plan [...]

No Ontario School Strike!

Ontario Government Reaches Deal with Education Workers: CBJ — Schools in Ontario are open! Ontario’s provincial government reached a deal with the Canadian Union of Public Employees [...]

WTO Allows U.S. Tariffs on EU Exports

CBJ — The World Trade Organization says the United States can impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion worth of goods from the European Union as retaliation for illegal subsidies that the bloc [...]

Canopy Growth Takes Control of BioSteel

CBJ — Canada’s largest cannabis company — Canopy Growth — has acquired a majority stake in BioSteel Sports Nutrition, a maker of sports nutrition products. The deal gives [...]

Economy Flat in July

CBJ — Economic growth stalled in July as the oil and gas sector pulled back due to a shutdown of some of Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore production facilities for maintenance. [...]

GM and UAW Still at Loggerheads

CBJ — Detroit-based General Motors and the United Auto Workers plan to continue negotiations as a strike by the union’s members is now in its third week. About 48,000 UAW members on [...]

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