2022 World Junior Championship Group B preview

2022 World Junior Championship Group B preview

The United States will try to win back-to-back titles for the first time after defeating Canada 2-0 in the 2021 championship game. Canada was the last team to do so, winning five straight from 2005-09. The 2022 WJC is Aug. 9-20 at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The tournament originally was scheduled for Dec. 26-Jan. 5 … Read more

German chancellor reveals Canadian-repaired turbine in bid to end standoff with Russia

German chancellor reveals Canadian-repaired turbine in bid to end standoff with Russia

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz walks towards a turbine of the Nord Stream 1 pipeline at the Siemens Energy plant in Muelheim an der Ruhr, western Germany, on Aug. 3. The turbine is one of many the pipeline uses to compress natural gas as it flows from Russia under the Baltic Sea to Germany.SASCHA SCHUERMANN/AFP/Getty Images … Read more

Scholz on turbines: ‘Trudeau took a strong decision that reinforced Germany’s and Europe’s position’

Scholz on turbines: ‘Trudeau took a strong decision that reinforced Germany’s and Europe’s position’

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gestures as he addresses a press conference on current issues of energy policy at the Chancellery in Berlin on July 22, 2022.CHRISTIAN SPICKER/AFP/Getty Images The following is a transcript of The Globe and Mail’s interview with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Canada’s decision to allow Russian turbines to be sent back … Read more

German Chancellor defends Trudeau, saying Canada called Putin’s bluff by agreeing to send Russian turbines back

German Chancellor defends Trudeau, saying Canada called Putin’s bluff by agreeing to send Russian turbines back

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, on March 8.HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/Reuters German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the Kremlin’s bluff by allowing Russian pipeline turbines repaired in Canada to be sent back to Moscow’s state-controlled Gazprom, arguing that this move eliminated a pretext … Read more

Nord Stream 1 gas row deepens as Gazprom airs new complaints on repaired turbine

Nord Stream 1 gas row deepens as Gazprom airs new complaints on repaired turbine

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, on March 8.HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/Reuters Delivery of a Nord Stream 1 gas turbine to Germany from Canada after maintenance was not in line with the contract, Gazprom’s senior manager said on Friday, stepping up criticism of manufacturer Siemens Energy. … Read more

Cold showers and no lights: How one German city is fighting Russia’s energy battle

Cold showers and no lights: How one German city is fighting Russia’s energy battle

Berlin, London CNN Business — The German city of Hanover has banned hot water in public buildings and has introduced measures to reduce heating and energy usage as Europe faces a potential natural gas crisis this winter. “Every kilowatt-hour saved saves the gas storage tanks,” said the mayor’s office in a news release on Wednesday. … Read more

Russia Cuts Gas Supply To German Energy Giant Uniper Even Further

Russia Cuts Gas Supply To German Energy Giant Uniper Even Further

The biggest importer of Russian gas in Germany, energy giant Uniper, saw gas supply from Russia further cut to just a third of nominated and contractually agreed volumes, a spokesperson for the German firm told Reuters on Tuesday. Russia is further reducing flows via Nord Stream this week, to just 20% of the pipeline’s capacity, … Read more

Russia’s Gazprom tightens squeeze on gas flow to Europe

Russia’s Gazprom tightens squeeze on gas flow to Europe

Russia tightened its gas squeeze on Europe on Monday as Gazprom said supplies through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany would drop to just 20 per cent of capacity. Gazprom said flows would fall to 33 million cubic meters a day from 4:00 am (GMT) on Wednesday – a halving of the current, already … Read more