August 23, 2018 / 10:44 AM / 8 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Aug 23

Aug 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from select Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** The federal government is willing to consider strengthening its Oceans Protection Plan to address B.C. government concerns – but says it is under no illusion that doing so will win the province's support for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

** Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo says he hopes Mexican and American negotiators can wrap up their two-way NAFTA talks shortly and pave the way for Canada to rejoin negotiations.

** In Calgary, city officials have approved more than 100 sites for cannabis shops. The Ontario provincial government's recent U-turn on private marijuana sales has left municipal planners in Toronto in the dark and scrambling to adapt to the new regime that is not yet set in stone.


** A Supreme Court of Canada announcement on Thursday could put an end to a seven-year old battle that has prevented realtors from making home sales data more widely available to buyers on the internet.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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