CBJ News

Dehumidifier Recall

CBJ – An estimated 400,000 dehumidifiers sold in Canada are facing a recall notice due to a potential they could start on fire. Health Canada says the dehumidifiers were sold under an assortment [...]

Retail Sales Down in May

CBJ – Retail sales were down in May, following suit with April’s decline, but economists anticipate we’ll see an uptick when June’s figures are released. As retailers continued to struggle [...]

Housing Market Still Red Hot

CBJ – For those people hoping that real estate sales, and specifically prices, will cool off in order to give them a better chance of becoming a home owner, it doesn’t appear their wish is going [...]

Bank Rate Remains 0.25%

CBJ – Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem has opted to keep the bank’s overnight trendsetting interest rate at 0.25%. There are murmurs about when an uptick will occur, but it’s not likely to [...]

Jobless Rate 7.8% in June

CBJ – The nation’s economy showed mixed signals in June with more part-time jobs being filled, but there was a decline in full-time work. Statistics Canada reported an additional 231,000 [...]

U.S. Jobs on the Rise

CBJ – About 850,000 new jobs were created in the United States last month in what is being viewed as an encouraging indication of a widespread economic rebound. Figures released by the U.S. [...]

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