September 11, 2017 / 11:20 AM / 2 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Sept 11

Sept 11 (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

** Audible Inc will now sell audiobooks on a bilingual website in Canadian dollars for the first time. Audible says it sold more than one million audiobooks in Canada last year, to customers shopping through its U.S. site (as well as its France-based site for French speakers). (tgam.ca/2gX4TvY)

** The British Columbia Office of the Superintendent has issued new draft rules barring real estate agents from representing both seller and buyer in a transaction, though the service will still be allowed in remote locations underserved by licensed agents. (tgam.ca/2vOOGeZ)

** Lei Jin, deputy editor of Vancouver-based Global Chinese Press, has filed a complaint with the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal against the paper after losing his job due to an attempt to publish an obituary of China's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. (tgam.ca/2vPcmQ9)

NATIONAL POST

** The Bank of Canada is striking while the economy remains hot — with a rate increase this month coming closely behind a surprising July increase, which had been the first upward move in seven years and one that many analysts had expected to be a little farther down the calendar. (bit.ly/2gXUQXr)

** Canadian farmers, busy pulling in the fall's harvest, fear Finance Minister Bill Morneau's proposed tax changes will make them uncompetitive relative to large land aggregators and could exacerbate a demographic crisis in farming communities. (bit.ly/2gX87jb) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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