PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Aug 30

Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:04am EDT
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Aug 30 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Canadians are split on whether trade or human rights should be the priority as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launches his first official visit to China, a new poll has found.

** Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to make reviews of oil-pipeline projects more credible. The country's pipeline regulator, the National Energy Board, has little choice but to kick out two of the three panelists who are supposed to review the controversial project.

** Toronto-Dominion Bank announced on Monday that it will issue preferred shares yielding 4.85 percent. While that looks attractive relative to the slim yields on government bonds, it is down from the much higher 5.5 percent yield on the previous round of TD preferred shares.