August 21, 2017 / 11:01 AM / 3 months ago

PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Aug 21

Aug 21 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** As the Canada-Europe free-trade deal comes into force, Maersk Line is adding new service between Montreal and ports on the Mediterranean Sea in a bid to tap new flows of goods. tgam.ca/2vRZVpu

** The United States has formally demanded the Chapter 19 dispute resolution panels favoured by Canada be scrapped from the NAFTA and broached the thorny subject of government procurement and contracting in the first round of trade talks. tgam.ca/2vRC4WF

** Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross has said an international consortium led by Royal Dutch Shell Plc is committed to crunching numbers to determine the economic viability of the LNG Canada project in Kitimat. tgam.ca/2vROKwL

NATIONAL POST

** After controversial events were canceled at two Toronto campuses this week, Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said universities have the right to decide which "outside groups" they give platforms to. bit.ly/2vRskMj (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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