Jan 3 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from select Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
** Online investing firm Wealthsimple Inc has registered new business names in preparation for the launch of services that include online chequing accounts. tgam.ca/2FdkYql
** A judge has ordered dozens of commercial and residential buildings owned by Calgary-based Strategic Group Inc into receivership, rejecting the company's plan to reorganize under creditor protection. tgam.ca/36j1sEM
** Alberta reported its first case of vaping-associated lung illness on Thursday, bringing the total number of Canadians made severely sick by e-cigarettes to 15. tgam.ca/37ul7BI
**The new head of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada is promising the federal regulator will be much more active as it prepares to enforce new consumer-protection measures and tries to keep an evolving banking sector in line. bit.ly/2rUyiNe
Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom