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PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Aug 23
August 23, 2017 / 10:56 AM / 4 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Aug 23

Aug 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.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** Toronto-Dominion Bank will begin building out a trading hub in Ireland that could form the core of its contingency plan for London-based staff left in limbo by Britain's looming Brexit. (tgam.ca/2xbKl6J)

** The Liberal government has agreed to hold an emergency parliamentary committee hearing on Canada's ability to defend itself against an attack by North Korea, including whether the government should join the U.S. ballistic missile defence system. (tgam.ca/2xbWskc)

** Canada has asked the U.S. and other top intelligence allies to keep a tight watch on far-right extremists, who are increasingly grabbing international attention with anti-immigration messages and violent attacks, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said. (tgam.ca/2xbS2cT)

NATIONAL POST

** Lisa Raitt, the Conservative Party's deputy leader under Andrew Scheer, says she's been deep in discussions with doctors and small business owners over the government's tax plan, in a bid to contest the proposed tax crackdown on private corporations. (bit.ly/2xbRQKQ) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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