CBJ News

Inflation Hits 2.4% in May

CBJ — The annual pace of inflation picked up in May as the consumer price index rose 2.4% compared with a year ago according to figures released by Statistics Canada. It marks teh largest [...]

Pot Taxes Net $186 Million for Governments

CBJ — Figures released by Statistics Canada indicate the federal and provincial governments earned $186 million in cannabis-related revenue in the first five-and-a-half months since [...]

Enbridge Faces More Delays

CBJ — Enbridge’s plan to replace a crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota has hit another obstacle after two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the [...]

Facebook to Enter Cryptocurrency Domain

CBJ — Social media giant Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year that will provide direct competition to the likes Bitcoin. The corporate decision is all part of an [...]

Manufacturing Sales Down in April

CBJ — Manufacturing sales dropped 0.6% in April to $57.8 billion with sales in the in the transportation equipment and primary metal industries declining the most. The April monthly decline [...]

Stamp Hike May Be Coming

CBJ — Canada Post is proposing a rise in the price of stamps by two cents to 92 cents — if purchased in a sheet of stamps.  The cost for a single stamp would remain at $1.07. The [...]

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