PRESS DIGEST-Canada - July 1

Wed Jul 1, 2015 7:43am EDT
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July 1 (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 Canadian government has approved the sale of the famed circus troupe Cirque du Soleil to a group headed by a U.S. private equity firm and its Chinese partners. (

** The union representing 26,000 Loblaw Companies Ltd workers is veering toward a likely strike in the coming days as deadlines for new labor deals loom, according to industry experts. (

** Citing a recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling, a British Columbia lawyer has asked a Federal Court judge to strike down limits on how much medical marijuana can be carried at one time and whether an individual's grow site can be relocated. (