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Shell profit doubles to record as war drives up energy costs

Shell profit doubles to record as war drives up energy costs

LONDON (AP) — Global energy giant Shell said Thursday that its annual profits doubled to a record high last year as oil and natural gas prices soared after Russia's invasion of Ukraine . London-based Shell Plc posted adjusted earnings of $39.
European Central Bank hikes rates, vows 'we are not done'

European Central Bank hikes rates, vows 'we are not done'

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank chugged ahead with another outsized interest rate hike Thursday and vowed more will follow, underlining its drive to subdue inflation even as the economy slows and the U.S.
DesRosiers says January auto sales up 7.5 per cent from a year earlier

DesRosiers says January auto sales up 7.5 per cent from a year earlier

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. (DAC) says light vehicle sales in Canada in January were up 7.5 per cent compared with the first month of 2022.
Started a side hustle? Seek expert advice to avoid tax season headaches

Started a side hustle? Seek expert advice to avoid tax season headaches

Fletcher Gailey-Snell likes to draw t-rexes and triceratops, hammerhead sharks and belugas. He doesn't particularly enjoy thinking about taxes.
Rogers Q4 earnings of $508M boosted by roaming, sports revenue

Rogers Q4 earnings of $508M boosted by roaming, sports revenue

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc.
BCE reports Q4 profit down from year earlier, raises dividend

BCE reports Q4 profit down from year earlier, raises dividend

MONTREAL — BCE Inc. reported its fourth-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago and in its outlook for 2023 said it expected its adjusted earnings per share for the full year will be down compared with 2022.
Australia is removing British monarchy from its bank notes

Australia is removing British monarchy from its bank notes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its bank notes. The nation's central bank said Thursday its new $5 bill would feature an Indigenous design rather than an image of King Charles III.

Falooda Drink with Almond Flavour recalled over undeclared milk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for Falooda Drink with Almond Flavour because the product contains milk that is not listed on the label.
Fed lifts rate by quarter-point but says inflation is easing

Fed lifts rate by quarter-point but says inflation is easing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve extended its fight against high inflation Wednesday by raising its key interest rate a quarter-point, its eighth hike since March .
Saskatchewan First Act will help in future court fights with Ottawa: justice minister

Saskatchewan First Act will help in future court fights with Ottawa: justice minister

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s justice minister, while promoting a bill she touts as giving the province more autonomy, says Ottawa’s actions have a larger effect on investor confidence than pushback on the legislation from Indigenous and environmental grou
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