Goerge Osborne: Brexit talks with the EU will be “bitter”

whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorLuxury SUVs | Search AdsThese Cars Are So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They’re So CheapLuxury SUVs | Search AdsLiver Health1 Bite of This Melts Belly And Arm Fat (Take Before Bed)Liver HealthWolf & ShepherdNFL Star Rob Gronkowski’s Favorite ShoesWolf & ShepherdAll Things Auto | Search AdsNew Cadillac’s Finally On SaleAll Things Auto | Search AdsTaco RelishSuspicious Pics That Are Fishier Than The SeaTaco RelishFinanceChatterViewers Had To Look Away When This Happened On Live TVFinanceChatterUnify Health LabsRandy Jackson: “This Drink Is Like A Powerwash For Your Gut”Unify Health Labs Share whatsapp Wednesday 1 February 2017 1:56 pm Goerge Osborne: Brexit talks with the EU will be “bitter” In a rare intervention, former chancellor George Osborne has predicted the government faces “bitter” talks when it gets around the negotiating table with the EU. Speaking as MPs debated the passage of a Bill granting Prime Minister Theresa May the power to launch divorce proceedings, Osborne said the government had not “put the economy first” in the aftermath of the referendum. Osborne’s comments came ahead of a vote among MPs on the progress of the Bill, expected later this evening.The former chancellor said if MPs to reject the Bill, it will present the UK with a constitutional crisis. But he added parliament now faces a series of important questions on topics like immigration and state aid.He also sounded a warning: “I will be in those fights in the couple of years ahead.” Mark Sands Read More: May confirms Brexit white paper will be published tomorrow”The government has chosen – and I respect this decision – not to make the economy the priority in this negotiation. They’ve prioritised immigration control,” he said, adding that European leaders were similarly unfocused on the economy.”While they understand that Britain is a very important market for their businesses, their priority is to maintain the integrity of the remaining 27 members of the EU. They are not interested in a long and complex hybrid agreement with the UK,” Osborne said.”It’s going to be, I suspect, rather bitter.”Read More: The EU doesn’t believe UK will walk away from trade talks – Sir Ivan Rogers More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org read more

So You Think You Can Dance Season 11, Episode 14 Recap:…

first_imgDanceTVSo You Think You Can Dance Season 11, Episode 14 Recap: One Last Look Before the Big VoteThe show presents a jam-packed penultimate evening of dancing to sway audiences for one last voteBy Renee Camus – August 29, 2014616ShareEmailFacebookTwitterPinterestReddItIt’s your Top 4, city kids! So You Think You Can Dance is back for the penultimate performance, putting Ricky, Valerie, Zack, and Jessica through their paces as they dance with each other and with all-stars. They start clad in white for a gorgeous opening number choreographed by Travis Wall. We’ve been lukewarm about the opening numbers most of the season but not tonight.After Cat, dripping with sparkly fringes, introduces Nigel, Mary, and guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson (who’s finally at the judges’ table), Valerie and Ricky perform an exhausting, animalistic African jazz routine by Sean Cheesman. It’s amazing they keep their energy up for the long number, but they knock the judges out.It seems like Jessica has danced with every male contestant on the show except Zack, and she finally partners him for a Spencer Liff Broadway routine. She slinks and spins down a staircase in a sexy red dress that does in fact look like she borrowed it from Jessica Rabbit, as Cat points out, and joins Zack in a cabaret for Ella Fitzgerald’s rendition of “Hernando’s Hideaway” (originally choreographed by Bob Fosse). Ella is brilliant, but the fun tempo and style changes in the music are distracting, requiring a second viewing to see Spencer’s terrific choreography. It’s full of thrilling spins, leaps, partnering tricks, and smooth transitions, and both dancers are wonderful. Mary points out Zack’s incredible Alvin Ailey-style split leap from crouched on the floor all the way up and back down again, and the producers, who have been skimping on the instant replays the last couple seasons, show a great, extra slo-mo replay of it. We did find Nigel’s comment to Jessica oddly sexist: After saying that Zack developed into “one of the most gifted dancers,” he says Jessica developed from a young girl into “an absolutely beautiful woman.” He focuses on her looks rather than her dancing.Master tap choreographer Anthony Morigerato is seated in the audience, so it’s surprising to see Zack and Valerie working with Tyce Diorio for a contemporary piece. Does this mean Jessica and Ricky will be tapping? (Please say yes!) The tappers dance an absolutely gorgeous contemporary number with Valerie taking on a difficult acting role as a visually impaired person. It’s surprising and feels provocative at first, but the routine is so beautiful: uplifting, moving, and gorgeously danced. As the judges point out, the dancers approach it with such honesty and heart, really selling it and keeping it airy. It’s stunning.Btw, we have to say that this season we’ve really enjoyed the extras like the ongoing mini dance lessons from the choreographers and the clips viewers have sent in for the dance party app. Though tonight’s capers probably top it, especially when Cat accidentally hits Nigel in the face with her microphone. Classic.Alas, Ricky and Jessica do not tap. Instead they perform a Ray Leeper jazz routine in black pleather. It’s fun and energetic with some neat lifts, and the judges are happy to have the original Top 20 pair together. Jesse is so at a loss for words that he decides to take a selfie instead, which of course he tweets. (If someone takes a selfie and no one tweets it, does it really exist?)After Jason Mraz performs his beautiful new single, “Love Someone,” the two women pair up for a Nakul Dev Mahajan Bollywood routine. They look stunning in their costumes. Valerie looks like she’s emitting a beam of light straight from her heart, and the two are adorable together. The non-stop energy of the number mixes several Indian dance styles, and the women carry it off well.Finally, the two men pair up for a rocking Pharside and Phoenix hip-hop routine, and they kill it. In a battle of kings (in baseball hats and jerseys for some reason) Zack and Ricky flawlessly dance the tough, hard-hitting number with tricky partnering lifts—including an odd passage that Jesse makes even stranger by comparing it to Nigel and Mary’s relationship. Is anyone else uncomfortable with that remark?Kicking off the all-star routines, Valerie dances an Anthony Morigerato tap number with all-star Aaron. The pair carries on a brilliant non-verbal conversation, not just with each other but with Sammy Davis Jr.’s scatting. It’s fun and flirty with clean, crisp rhythms, a great assisted slide, and fun walking riffs by Valerie. Jesse tries to call Valerie the Michael Jordan of tap, but his continuing crush on Aaron leaves him so tongue-tied he can’t get the words out. Adorable.Ricky, who must be double jointed everywhere, follows up his amazing solo with a beautiful Stacey Tookey routine with all-star Kathryn. It’s a lovely sentiment, with Kathryn acting as Ricky’s guardian angel, lifting him up when he’s down. The dancing is beautiful, but the extra material flowing from her shoulders conveys a very Isadora Duncan vibe (not a good thing) and makes the angel metaphor literal by turning them into wings. After the number, when a completely overwhelmed Ricky grabs onto Cat for dear life, it’s heartbreaking and very sweet. The judges are moved too, with Nigel talking about recently losing two people to the “stupidity” of suicide (but not mentioning the obvious Robin Williams connection). Jesse breaks the tension by parodying Toni Basil with an inappropriate comment about dating Ricky if he were older. Jesse’s clearly going for the cheap, sometimes laborious, jokes tonight.All-star Aaron returns to dance with Zack, whom he had apparently met during the Season 9 auditions, in an incredible Anthony Morigerato tap number to Billy Joel’s “Piano Man.” It’s so special with the pair balancing each other with crystal clear sounds. Morigerato is so innovative with the music, simultaneously disregarding it and complementing it with his rhythms, and finally throwing in a little waltz clog at the end. This affected us much more than the previous contemporary number. We also learn, before Zack’s incredible solo, why we hadn’t seen much of him before the callbacks: Nigel hated his Atlanta audition. He’s certainly turned around since then.Jessica closes out the duets with another stunning Travis Wall piece with all-star Robert. Travis is still in fine form, turning emotion into movement and using some violent motions as expression. Grabbing, pushing, and pulling, the dancers tell a compelling story, acting as well as they dance.What do you think, city kids, after this full night of dancing? Who do you think will take the crown? Is Ricky still a shoe-in for the win, as he has been since the beginning? Will Jessica prove Christina Applegate right and steal the title? Does Valerie have a chance? Or will Zack come from behind and take everything? Cast your votes in the comments. TAGSJesse Tyler FergusonMary MurphyNigel LythgoeAnthony MorigeratoDanceFoxEpisodeTravis WallSYTYCDRecapSo You Think You Can DanceSpencer LiffCat DeeleyPrevious articleGrand Park Gets the Jay Z TouchNext articleAre We All Suffering From the Truman Show Effect?Renee Camus RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORIn Supremely Boomer Move, Fox Applies to Trademark the Phrase ‘OK, Boomer’Alan Turing Died by Poison Apple. Now His Life Has Become a Fairy Tale for the StageWho’s Hosting the Emmys This Year? Maybe No Onelast_img read more

Store owner dead after shooting in Arcadia

first_imgAdvertisementTags: ArcadiaShooting death A suspect went into the store shooting and killing the store’s owner, Saleh Ahmed, who was working at the time, according to neighbors. The suspect then left the store.  AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments Man arrested for killing Arcadia store owner during robbery May 21, 2021 RELATEDTOPICS “When you go in there, you expect a smile, a laugh, a joke, or something, now you won’t even get that out of that,” said Sanchez. Others like Marvin Dennis said Ahmed was a “good guy,” who would help anyone if he could.  Arcadia man sentenced to 14 years in prison on drug charges May 11, 2021 Arcadia taco truck attracts pilots from all over Florida June 16, 2021 ARCADIA, Fla. – Residents in an Arcadia neighborhood are looking over their shoulders after a shooting leaves a corner store owner dead.Neighbors said the shooting happened at the Fiesta Food Mart on Magnolia Street around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments “He was kind of the person that I looked up to whenever I needed something,” said Ahmed’s son-in-law Tanvir Ahmed Toshon. “Nothing we do can bring my dad back.” Advertisement AdvertisementAutumn Sanchez said she was returning home Friday when she noticed the crime scene tape and cop lights surrounding the corner store. “I saw cops coming out of the little wooded area there looking for something, apparently they were looking for somebody,” said Sanchez.Sanchez said Ahmed was well-liked around the area by people who visited his store.  Memorial service honors Arcadia store owner killed during robbery June 1, 2021 Advertisementlast_img read more

All of this weekend’s CCFL soccer fixtures – and how the tables look

first_img 1 of 12 It’s another busy weekend of action in the CCFL soccer leagues with a number of games down for decision across Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Do keep an eye out during the week as fixture could be cancelled due to the imminent bad weather. LaoisToday will keep you updated.See also how the tables in the various leagues.Friday March 2nd First-named teams at homeDerry Rovers A v Mountmellick Utd, 8.00pmSaturday March 3rdFirst-named teams at home and all games at 2.30pm unless statedFAI Under 17 Cup Quarter Final:Coachford FC v Willow Park, 2.00pmUnder 17 Premier Division:Tullamore Town v Clara TownEdenderry Town v PortlaoiseUnder 17 Division 1:Stradbally Town v Willow Park BBallymahon v St FrancisUnder 19 Premier Division:Emo Celtic v Monksland UtdPortlaoise v Birr TownClongowes Wood v Edenderry TownUnder 19 Division 1:St Aengus v Clonaslee UtdBanagher Utd v Mountmellick UtdAbbeyleix Ath v KilbegganKenagh Utd v MucklaghJohn Farrell Combined Counties Cup 3rd Round:Longford Wanderers v Castlepollard CelticDivision 1 Saturday:Camlin United v Ballymahon AFCGrange United v Newtown FCDivision 3 Saturday:Carrickboy Celtic v Colmcille CelticGaels United v Moate RangersSunday March 4thFirst-named teams at home and all games at 11.00pm unless statedJohn Farrell Combined Counties Cup 3rd Round:Gallen Utd v Highfield UtdTullamore Town v Portlaoise ShamrocksMonksland Utd A v Birr Town ACombined Counties Shield 2nd Round:BBC Utd v Ballinahown BCombined Counties Shield Quarter Finals:St Carthages Ath v Geashill AFCRosenallis B v St AengusSt. Cormacs Athletic v Banagher UtdWomens Cup Quarter Final:Willow Park v Killeigh A, 2.00pmSenior Division:Ballinahown A v Willow ParkMullingar Town v Rosenallis AFCClonaslee Utd v Mullingar AthleticDivision 1:Coolraine v Moydow FCDerry Rovers A v Mountmellick Utd; 8.00 March 2nd; Brians Park, Edenderry; Offaly;Raheen FC v Walsh Island ShamrocksHorseleap Utd v Towerhill RoversDivision 2:Birr Town B v Kinnegad JuniorsClonown Rovers v O’Moore FCFC Killoe v Stradbally Town, 12.00pmPortarlington Town v Moate CelticDivision 3:Clara Town B v Derry Rovers BDivision 4:Cloneygowan Celtic v Mountmellick CelticWomens Division:Killeigh B v Mullingar Athletic, 2.00pmHere are the updated league tables:  Previous articleFuneral of tragic Laois car crash victim to take place todayNext articleDeaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Sean HennessyA former Knockbeg student, and is currently a student in the University of Limerick trying to scrape a BA in History and Politics. A marquee player in the goals for Annanough, but well capable of doing a job in full-forward and has the knack to turn his hand to any sport (except running). Only starting out in his journalistic career but already the specialist farming and property reporter. Happiest when Liverpool and Laois are winning! RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR CCFL League Tables as of 26/02/2018 Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad Home Sport Soccer All of this weekend’s CCFL soccer fixtures – and how the tables… SportSoccer Community Laois County Council create ‘bigger and better’ disability parking spaces to replace ones occupied for outdoor dining Twitter All of this weekend’s CCFL soccer fixtures – and how the tables look TAGSCCFL FixturesCCFL League Tablessoccer Pinterestcenter_img SEE ALSO – Portlaoise CBS gearing up for Leinster soccer semi final Pinterest Facebook Laois County Council team up with top chef for online demonstration on tips for reducing food waste By Sean Hennessy – 28th February 2018 Facebook WhatsApp Rugby WhatsApp Council Twitterlast_img read more

TSX advances amid strong bank earnings

first_img Keywords Earnings,  Marketwatch U.S. corporate profits rising for the first time since pandemic began Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Canadian banks, bellwethers of pandemic recovery, to reveal key statistics this week Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Related newscenter_img The Canadian dollar was ahead 0.18 of a cent at 91.8 cents US despite a worse than expected showing in retail sales in March. Statistics Canada reported that sales fell 0.1 per cent in March to $41.1 billion. Economists had expected a gain of 0.3 per cent. New York indexes were positive after racking up strong gains Wednesday in the wake of the release of minutes from late April’s Federal Reserve meeting, which reinforced expectations the U.S. central bank won’t rush to raise interest rates. The Dow Jones industrials climbed 10.02 points to 16,543.08, the Nasdaq gained 22.8 points to 4,154.34 and the S&P 500 index added 4.46 points to 1,892.49. Royal Bank’s quarterly net earnings were up 15 per cent from a year ago to $2.2 billion or $1.47 a share, helped along by record earnings in its wealth management segment. Cash diluted earnings per share were $1.49, beating estimates by five cents. RBC’s shares ran ahead $1.17 to $75.46 after going as high as $75.93. And TD shares gained $1.35 to $53.25 after going as high as $53.32 as the bank reported quarterly net income of $1.98 billion, up from $1.71 billion in the same quarter of 2013. Diluted earnings per share were $1.04 in the quarter, compared with 89 cents year over year. Adjusted net income was up at $2.07 billion, or $1.09 diluted EPS, beating estimates by seven cents a share. “I don’t know if this pace of outperformance is going to continue, but it certainly looks good for the banking system,” said Ian Nakamoto, director of research at 3MACS. “I don’t see any chink in the armour (and) I think the next quarter will be quite strong,” he said. Meanwhile, China’s manufacturing contraction eased in May, as HSBC’s preliminary purchasing managers’ index rose to 49.7 from 48.1 in April. Numbers above 50 on the 100-point scale indicate expansion. The HSBC reading follows a similar survey by an official group that had also been showing signs of a rebound in China, with factory activity growing weakly in April. Analysts say that the improvements in both surveys suggest the Chinese government’s targeted measures to support the economy are moderating the pace of the slowdown. Elsewhere on the earnings front, electronics seller Best Buy says its quarterly net income was US$461 million, or $1.31 per share, a turnaround from a loss of $81 million, or 24 cents per share, a year earlier. Adjusted earnings were 33 cents per share, well above analyst expectations of 19 cents. Total revenue fell three per cent to US$9.04 billion, considerably below expectations of $9.23 billion, but its shares were up 87 cents to US$26.22. The base metals sector climbed 1.3 cent as copper prices rose in the wake of the Chinese manufacturing data with the July contract up two cents to US$3.14 a pound. The energy sector was ahead 0.12 per cent, while July crude lost 33 cents to US$103.74 a barrel. June bullion gained $6.90 to US$1,295 an ounce and the gold sector dipped about 0.2 per cent. The Toronto stock market registered a solid gain Thursday as strong earnings from Royal Bank (TSX:RY) and TD Bank (TSX:TD) pushed financials higher while miners got a boost from improving Chinese manufacturing data. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 52.43 points to 14,702.29 as both banks beat analysts’ expectations and their share prices hit record highs. One year after price collapse, expectations are high for oil company earnings Malcolm Morrison last_img read more

Global credit growth to stabilize in 2017: Fitch

first_img Household debt-to-income ratio fell in first quarter: Statscan Overall, 76% of markets have MPI scores that indicate low vulnerability to systemic risk, the report says, and the “placid outlook for credit growth suggests this ratio will increase”. The stabilization in global credit growth is being driven by improved credit performance in emerging markets (EMs), particularly Middle East and Africa and Latin America. “This reflects the recovery in EM demand, underpinned by the progress commodity producers have made following the 2014-2015 terms of trade shock,” the report says. IT also notes that subdued credit growth is becoming more widespread. According to the report, Fitch does not expect any markets to have real credit growth over 15% in 2017, with 42% of EMs and 64% of developed markets forecast to have low but positive credit growth of up to 5%. Global credit growth is sitting at its lowest level since the global financial crisis, says a report published on Friday by, Fitch Ratings, indicating that most markets are well positioned to absorb systemic stress. The report projects that median global real credit growth will be 2.5% in 2017, down slightly from 2.8% in 2016. As a result, the rating agency’s macro-prudential risk indicators (MPI scores) continue to point towards reduced vulnerability to systemic stress in most markets. Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Leading indicators signal steady rebound: OECD James Langton center_img Related news Economy lost 68,000 jobs in May Keywords Economic indicators,  Emerging markets Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

NSSC issues warning about HQBroker

first_img Retail trading surge on regulators’ radar, Vingoe says James Langton Regulators in Ontario and New Brunswick issued their own warnings about HQBroker last summer. And the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong put out a warning about the firm last spring as well.“Always take time to check registration and understand the risks and costs involved with your investments,” said Stephanie Atkinson, senior enforcement counsel with the NSSC, in a statement. “Becoming an informed investor is your best line of defence.” Imposters among us, CSA warns Related news HQBroker, an unregistered firm that’s allegedly based in Hong Kong and soliciting investors in Canada to trade various instruments on its platform, is the subject of a new investor alert that the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (NSSC) issued on Friday.The regulator says in the alert that the firm claims to be based in Hong Kong and offers trading in a variety of instruments, including derivatives, metals and foreign exchange. The NSSC that the firm’s purported address in Hong Kong is false and that HQBroker is not registered to trade securities in Canada. DoJ launches task force to tackle Covid-19 fraud Share this article and your comments with peers on social media 123RF Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Keywords FraudCompanies Nova Scotia Securities Commission last_img read more

Trelawny Fire Service Responds to 18 Calls, Saves $109 Million in Property

first_imgRelatedTrelawny Fire Service Responds to 18 Calls, Saves $109 Million in Property Trelawny Fire Service Responds to 18 Calls, Saves $109 Million in Property UncategorizedJanuary 11, 2009 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail The Trelawny Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade responded to 18 fire calls during the month of December 2008, and was able to save some $109.5 million in property.Of the calls, 10 were genuine fires, two were malicious false alarms, one was categorised as a false alarm with good intent, and five were special service calls.“There were five structural fires and 10 adults and four children were made homeless,” informed Head of the Trelawny Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Deputy Superintendent Dolfin Doeman, at the monthly meeting of the Trelawny Parish Council held on Thursday (Jan. 8) in Falmouth.“For the period, we had an estimated loss, due to fire, of $26. 9 million, with a total risk of $136.5 million, which means that we saved approximately $109.5 million in property value,” he added, noting that all three fire units in the Trelawny Division are fully functional.As it relates to the work of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS), Deputy Superintendent Doeman said that the team responded to approximately 31 calls, four of which were motor vehicle crashes. One life was lost as a result of the accidents.Turning to community outreach, the Deputy Superintendent informed that the homework centre operated by the Fire Division has reopened, following a brief break for the December festive season.On an average, approximately 25 primary school students utilize the homework facility on a daily basis. RelatedTrelawny Fire Service Responds to 18 Calls, Saves $109 Million in Propertycenter_img Advertisements RelatedTrelawny Fire Service Responds to 18 Calls, Saves $109 Million in Propertylast_img read more

Friday nights at pool

first_imgFriday nights at pool ‘Friday Nights at the Pool’ is a series of three fun events, kicking off this Friday 11 December at Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre.Designed with young people in mind, Friday Nights at the Pool will be held on 11 December, 8 January and 12 February.Mayor Robert Bria said that the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the cancellation of many events and regular activities that young people normally get to enjoy throughout the year.“Friday Nights at the Pool offers our younger citizens the opportunity to get out and enjoy warm, summer nights at the picturesque Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre with their family and friends.”A family-friendly event, Friday Nights at the Pool offers food, fun and entertainment in a safe environment.“With the weather heating up later this week, it’s a great opportunity to cool down while enjoying entertainment and music.“Children can also put themselves to the test and take on the challenges of the inflatable obstacle course.”All Friday Nights at the Pool events will be held in accordance with current State Government restrictions and health guidelines.“The Council prioritises the health and well-being of our community and, as such, is committed to delivering all events in a COVID Safe manner.”All patrons are encouraged and expected to adhere to physical distancing requirements and practice good hand and cough hygiene while attending any Council event or facility.”“It will be fantastic to see the swimming centre bustling with children and families, so we’d appreciate that everyone adheres to health guidelines so Friday Nights at the Pool can be an enjoyable event for everyone.”Entry is $5 per person and includes a choice of either hot chips or a hotdog plus a drink of either 600ml water or 375ml can of soft drink. Tickets must be booked online prior to the event at www.npsp.sa.gov.au. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:children, City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, community, coronavirus, council, covid-19, environment, Family, food, Government, Internet, local council, Music, Norwood Payneham & St Peters, online, pandemic, South Australia, Water, weatherlast_img read more

The 10 best-selling cars in Canada in 2019

first_img Yet the rate at which passenger cars have shed market share caught many automakers by surprise. Manufacturers with car-heavy lineups have sometimes been slow to respond to a trend that’s seen customers spend more money in competitors’ showrooms, on higher-profit utility vehicles.The car market’s downturn has, however, produced numerous interesting outcomes for a handful of the most dominant cars on the market. In 2009, the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla produced 15 per cent of all car sales. Yet while car sales have fallen 36 per cent in the intervening decade, the disappearance of competition has allowed the Civic and Corolla to hold onto much of their success. Civic and Corolla sales are down just 8 per cent during the same period, and the duo now owns more than 22 per cent of the car market.RELATED COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Trending in Canada 10 vehicles on track for a terrible 2019 in CanadaBut it’s hardly sunshine and roses. Each of Canada’s five best-selling cars produced fewer sales in 2019 than in 2018. Collectively, Canada’s 10 most popular cars lost 18,908 sales, year-over-year, in 2019. Meanwhile, three of Canada’s 10 top sellers posted double-digit-percentage declines last year.And these were the successful cars.The car market’s deterioration is pervasive. At Acura, Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen, car volume decreased in 2019. Granted, at seven of those brands, overall volume increased thanks to the success of trucks and SUVs.Across these brands and all other marques, these were the 10 best-selling cars in Canada in 2019, with figures from Global Automakers of Canada.10. Honda Accord: 11,381, down 18 per centEasily out-selling the next-best Chevrolet Cruze, which tumbled 64 per cent to 9,478 as GM phases out its compact car, the midsize Honda Accord took its own tumble in 2019 yet remained a top seller. Sharp though the Accord’s year-over-year loss was (a 2,446-unit drop is certainly harsh), the Accord was hardly alone in its midsize segment. Declines reported by the Hyundai Sonata, Nissan Altima, Kia Optima, Mazda 6 and Volkswagen Passat were all notably worse.9. Kia Soul: 11,868, up 8 per centCar? Tall hatchback? Crossover? Urban utility vehicle? Whatever you call it, the Kia Soul had a strong year in Canada thanks to the launch of an all-new third-generation model and rising demand for the Soul’s EV variant. Some 1,409 electric Souls were sold in 2019, 12 per cent of the nameplate’s total.8. Toyota Camry: 13,654, down 6 per centThe midsize segment is at but a fraction of its former glory. This isn’t where families spend their money, it’s not the segment to which compact car owners aspire, and it’s not a segment where many automakers even wish to compete. This grants the Toyota Camry all the more power to easily walk away with the title of Canada’s best-selling midsize car, although sales in 2019 slipped to an eight-year low.7. Kia Forte: 15,549, up 8 per centVolkswagen Jetta. Mazda 3. Toyota Corolla. The Kia Forte was hardly the only redesigned car in Canada’s compact category in 2019. The Forte, however, was the only member of that quartet to produce a second-best-ever annual Canadian sales total.6. Volkswagen Jetta: 17,260, up 14 per centBucking a trend that saw Canada’s five top small cars all sell less often in 2019 than in 2018, the new-for-2019 Jetta grew its sales by more than 2,000 units in 2019. This wasn’t the level of success Volkswagen achieved the last time it launched a new Jetta — the previous Jetta averaged 28,000 annual sales between 2011 and 2013. Given the nature of the category, however, a 2019 surge was more than noteworthy for the Volkswagen sedan.5. Volkswagen Golf: 19,668, down 8 per centVolkswagen’s plans for the Golf in North America aren’t entirely clear at the moment, but as we wait (for a while) for the Mk8 Golf that’s shortly to be on sale across the pond, the current Golf remains a reasonably popular car. Including 2,471 sales of the GTI performance offspring, the Golf line was Canada’s best-selling Volkswagen in 2019. Don’t expect that to continue — the Tiguan was only a few hundred sales behind last year.4. Mazda 3: 21,276, down 20 per centThe launch of an all-new, highly regarded Mazda 3 could have gone worse. The launch of the new 3 could have resulted in a car that didn’t finish among Canada’s four top sellers, for example. But it’s hard to imagine anyone expected the launch of the new 3 to produce results any worse than a 20-per-cent year-over-year drop in Canadian volume and the worst year on record for the nameplate. As recently as 2013, Mazda was still selling more than 40,000 3s per year; as recently as 2008 Mazda was selling more than 50,000 3s per year.3. Hyundai Elantra: 39,463, down 6 per centFor a time, it appeared as though the Hyundai Elantra would be the car to unseat the long-time king as Canada’s top seller. But then the car market turned downhill, and the Elantra turned with it. Elantra sales have fallen by nearly a fifth since 2016; by 28 per cent since peaking in 2013. Now selling twice for every three Civics, the Elantra remains a top-tier competitor, but that relatively narrow margin between the Elantra and the top dog – 15 per cent in 2013 – is a distant memory. 2. Toyota Corolla: 47,596, down 2 per centHow telling is it that during a year in which one of the planet’s most dominant manufacturers releases a new version of its longest-running products with one of the best automotive reputations known to mankind, sales of that product decreased? Quite telling, indeed. This is not a market that’s kind to cars, not even to hot redesigns. Nevertheless, the Corolla’s share of the compact car market increased by more than two points to 17 per cent in 2019 thanks to the fact that sales fell only modestly.1. Honda Civic: 60,139, down 13 per centEven with a sharp 13-per-cent drop that causes Honda to shed over 700 sales per month, the Civic’s dominant year-end result is still a foregone conclusion. Yes, 2019 marks the Civic’s 22nd consecutive year as Canada’s most popular car, a streak of leaderboard control that began in 1998. As the 10th-generation Civic finishes off its fourth model year against newer competition, the dominant Honda’s market share stumbled. But even with Civic sales at an eight-year low, the Civic still outsold its nearest competitor by over 1,000 units per month. advertisement ‹ Previous Next › RELATED TAGSCivicCorollaElantraHondaHyundaiToyotaSedanFlexListFeature StoryNew VehiclesTop 10s and ListsFlexInstagram 10 Break-out stars in Canada’s automotive market in 2019 We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2020 Hyundai Elantra Ultimate  Jil McIntosh Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” One quarter. A fourth. A single quadrant. Twenty-five per cent.No matter how you phrase it, passenger cars produced just 2.5 out of every 10 new vehicle sales in Canada in 2019. That’s fewer than half-a-million sales for a category that produced – get this – more than 750,000 sales during the depths of 2009’s recession.Yes, 2009 marked an end to the passenger car sector’s dominance of the Canadian light vehicle market. Not once in the decade since have cars outsold their light-truck brethren: SUVs, crossovers, vans and pickup trucks. last_img read more