CBJ News

GDP Up 0.1% in January

CBJ — Statistics Canada is reporting that the gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in January, just prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. Reduced trade with China slowed incoming revenue from the [...]

Business Aid Eligibility

CBJ — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provided a more in-depth update on Monday from Rideau Cottage in Ottawa regarding the financial aid coming to Canadian businesses and employees. Trudeau [...]

PM Hikes Wage Subsidy to 75%

CBJ — Following repeated pleas from various national associations — including the Canadian Federation of Business — about providing greater enterprise support, Prime Minister [...]

Central Bank Rate Now 0.25%

CBJ — The Bank of Canada has lowered its key overnight trendsetting rate by half a percentage point to 0.25%.  It was an unscheduled rate announcement in response to the ongoing COIVD-19 [...]

Service Canada Closing In-Person Services

CBJ — Due to ongoing concerns that the COVID-19 virus could be transmitted in public places, the federal government is closing its in-person services at Service Canada centres. An official [...]

Canada Goose Making Medical Gear for COVID-19 Fight

CBJ — Canada Goose, known for its high-end winter apparel, has announced it will use manufacturing facilities in Toronto and Winnipeg to produce medical gear to assist frontline workers in [...]

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