CBJ News

Jobless Rate 8.2% in May

CBJ – The national jobless rate came in at 8.2% in May, up from 8.1% in April after Statistics Canada revealed 68,000 jobs were lost last month. Further shutdowns in many regions of the country [...]

JBS Victim of Ransomware Attack

FBI — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is in the process of tracking down the perpetrator of a huge ransomware attack against Brazilian meat-packing giant JBS. The widespread online [...]

OECD Predicts 6.1% Upswing

CBJ – A report released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development provides some encouraging news for the Canadian economy, with the report saying a noticeable economic rebound [...]

Amazon Acquires MGM

CBJ – Who would have ever thought that a company created to be an online bookstore would one day own MGM, the iconic movie and television studio. Then again, it’s unlikely anyone would also have [...]

NSLC Lacks Clear Policies: AG

CBJ — The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) doesn’t have clear policies and procedures in place regarding what products it sells  and promotes, how to price its merchandise, and [...]

WestJet Workers Join Unifor

CBJ — WestJet airport employees in Vancouver and Calgary have decided to become unionized with representation by Unifor. Customer service agents are among more than 500 workers who are [...]

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