PRESS DIGEST- Canada- July 27

Mon Jul 27, 2015 7:24am EDT
 
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July 27 (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

** Insolvent Target Canada's sale of its store leases and other properties fetched far less than the amount the retailer spent initially acquiring its leases - a reflection of the softening retail real estate market in the wake of the U.S. discounter's exit from Canada. (bit.ly/1Ktfu64)

** The newest judge on Ontario's top court, who is part of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's vanguard on the bench, has an explanation for the Conservative government's well-known losing streak at the Supreme Court of Canada: The court's reasoning process is unfair, making it almost impossible for the federal government to defend its laws, such as those involving assisted suicide, prostitution and the war on drugs. (bit.ly/1GTPKem)

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