Class 3A State Championship: St. Michael's vs. Robertson
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Class 3A State Championship: St. Michael's vs. Robertson
MONTREAL — The non-profit authority overseeing the St. Lawrence Seaway says cargo numbers nudged up last year despite a weak grain crop as manufacturing and construction demand came roaring back. The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. says grain transport fell 20 per cent year over year to 10.6 million tonnes in 2021 following a smaller crop and drought conditions across Western Canada and the American Midwest, though the figure aligns with the five-year average. The body says shipments of iro
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Port officials in Prince Rupert, B.C., say 2021 was a difficult year as cargo volumes fell, but they are optimistic about a strong recovery. The Prince Rupert Port Authority released its annual cargo volumes report Tuesday showing 25 million tonnes moved through the facility last year, a 23 per cent decrease in year-over-year total volume. Pandemic- and weather-related supply chain disruptions, loss of a core coal customer, decreased shipments due to a poor crop year and a
Oracle opened a data centre in South Africa on Wednesday to provide local cloud services across Africa for the first time, joining the likes of Microsoft and Amazon in setting up facilities in the southernmost country on the continent. Africa will be the U.S. company's 37th "cloud region" - an area that allows customers to get faster access from a local data centre, in this case in Johannesburg.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX: BTO) (NYSE AMERICAN: BTG) (NSX: B2G) ("B2Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its total gold production and consolidated gold revenues for the fourth quarter and full-year 2021, in addition to its production and budget guidance for 2022. All dollar figures are in United States dollars unless otherwise indicated.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators have doubled the number of marijuana plants that licensed growers can cultivate as the state prepares for recreational sales to start this spring, officials announced Tuesday. Increasing the plant count makes sense “to ensure that everyone can maximize the benefits of a thriving cannabis industry,” said state Cannabis Control Division Director Kristen Thomson. The division also needs to ensure that supplies remain consistent for the tens of thousands o
While the Municipal Council of the City of Montréal is preparing to officially adopt its 2022 budget of 6.46 billion dollars on Friday, the City of Beaconsfield increases its claim to 6 million dollars to recuperate taxes paid in excess for regional Agglomeration services.
GENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse said Monday that its chairman has resigned following an internal investigation that reportedly found he violated quarantine rules intended to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The resignation of Antonio Horta-Osorio, a British-Portuguese national who took the job barely eight months ago, was announced shortly after midnight Monday. It is the latest upheaval at the top-drawer Swiss bank that has faced an array of recent troubles including bad bets on hedge funds and an inte
You still have a chance to reduce your 2021 tax bill by investing up to $27,830 in an RRSP. But know these things before investing. The post RRSP: How to Reduce Your 2021 Tax Bill in January 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
Hugo Boss said on Tuesday that it had exceeded its full year sales targets after fourth quarter earnings helped propel the German fashion house back to nearly pre-pandemic levels. The full balance sheet will be published on March 10.
In celebration of the Year of The Tiger, luxury Canadian outerwear brand, Nobis, has announced the launch of its 2022 Lunar New Year Capsule Collection. "Nobis" in Latin translates to "us," and since its inception, the brand has always celebrated culture and emphasized the importance of community collaboration and representation. This year, Nobis celebrates the Year of the Tiger by partnering with Fête Chinoise, a Chinese-Canadian cultural platform created by design firm Palettera to develop a s
Small-cap energy stocks could see steep rallies in 2022 with strength in oil and gas prices. The post Why Did Surge Energy (TSX:SGY) Stock Zoom 20% Last Week? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.
On January 18, Contemporary Amperex Energy Service Technology Ltd. (CAES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL), rolled out its battery swap solution EVOGO featuring modular battery swapping at its first online launch event. Comprised of battery blocks, fast battery swap stations and an app, EVOGO will be first launched in ten cities, said Chen Weifeng, general manager of CAES.
Gold prices had gained 4% during the quarter as concerns over inflation and the Omicron coronavirus variant supported the yellow metal's safe-haven appeal. The company reported total preliminary gold output of 1.20 million ounces in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from 1.09 million ounces a quarter ago. The Toronto-based miner said copper production during the quarter was 126 million pounds, a 26% increase from the previous quarter.
The head of Japan's main steel industry lobby said on Tuesday the European Union's decision to extend anti-dumping measures on electrical steel from Japan was inappropriate and it would consider taking action. On Monday, the EU extended setting minimum prices for electrical steel from Japan, China, Russia, South Korea and the United States for five years on the basis that producers would otherwise dump it on the EU market.
REGINA — Federated Co-operatives Ltd. says a new renewable diesel fuel and canola-crushing plant will be part of its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The oil-production business announced Monday that the estimated $2-billion Integrated Agriculture Complex is to be built in north Regina near the company's Co-op refinery and in partnership with global pulse-processor and supplier AGT Foods. Federated Co-operatives CEO Scott Banda said his company has made a commitment to reduce its greenho
LONDON (AP) — Amazon’s British website has backed away from plans to stop accepting Visa credit cards issued in the United Kingdom, saying Monday that the move has been put on hold while talks between the two sides continue. The online retailer said the change would not be implemented as planned on Wednesday. Amazon had announced the move in November, blaming “the high fees Visa charges for processing credit card transactions.” “We are working closely with Visa on a potential solution that will
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Tuesday quietly launched its website for Americans to request free at-home COVID-19 tests, a day before the site was scheduled to officially go online. The website, COVIDTests.gov, now includes a link for “every home in the U.S.” to access an order form run by the U.S. Postal Service. People can order four at-home tests per residential address, to be delivered by the Postal Service. It marks the latest step by President Joe Biden to address criticism
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The chip and supply chain shortages of 2021 have been difficult for automakers and consumers alike. But something positive has emerged from the chaos for 2022: more new car introductions. Among other things, the shortage forced many brands to delay the release of all-new and redesigned vehicles that were originally scheduled for 2021. To help you sort through the debuts, the experts at Edmunds have compiled a list of the five hottest vehicles that will arrive at dealerships in the next six to ni
BALTIMORE (AP) — A lawyer for Baltimore's top prosecutor has outlined her defense against federal criminal charges stemming from her purchase of two Florida vacation homes. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby is accused of lying about meeting qualifications for coronavirus-related distributions from a city retirement plan. Her attorney, A. Scott Bolden, told reporters on Monday that Mosby was entitled to make an early withdrawal from her retirement savings without facing any penalties. “I’m