August 28, 2018 / 10:40 AM / 3 months ago

PRESS DIGEST - Canada - Aug 28

Aug 28 (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

** Ontario Premier Doug Ford's move to reduce Toronto's city council almost in half is "arbitrary and discriminatory" and violates "unwritten constitutional principles of democracy and the rule of law," lawyers for the city will argue in court on Friday. (tgam.ca/2wBoypB)

** More than 1,000 Saudi Arabian medical graduates will be allowed to stay in Canada to complete their training, a much-needed reprieve for teaching hospitals that were not sure how they would handle the sudden and significant loss of staff. (tgam.ca/2wrO2W8)

NATIONAL POST

** An agreement between the United States and Mexico to renovate key portions of NAFTA is being cast as a near-final deal, with U.S. President Donald Trump signalling his negotiators will take a hard line with Ottawa as talks move to the next stage. (bit.ly/2wujIdx)

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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