April 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
** Canadian waste management giant GFL Environmental Inc has secured new private equity backing, dumping the idea of a public market launch in favour of a growth strategy funded by financial partners including the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. tgam.ca/2HSxwnw
** In a bid to ramp up its operations in South America's largest agricultual market, Canpotex Ltd is expected to announce the opening of its first office in Brazil on Monday. tgam.ca/2qRDexO
** The federal government is making plans to welcome officials from the Iranian regime to Ottawa, despite friction over the Middle East state's deadly crackdown on peaceful protesters, repeated cyberattacks on the Canadian government and the death of at least one Canadian citizen in a Tehran jail. tgam.ca/2vDhfjB
** Some homeopaths in Canada are claiming they can "recover" children from autism using massively diluted doses of the very vaccines they blame for autism in the first place. bit.ly/2qPNDux (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)