PRESS DIGEST- Canada-June 3

Fri Jun 3, 2016 7:01am EDT
 
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June 3 (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

** China's Foreign Minister, in Ottawa to meet with his Canadian counterpart, demanded and received a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - an unusual diplomatic move that underscores China's increasingly assertive posture on the world stage. (bit.ly/1Ujbwj3)

** The Liberal government is sending further signals it plans a strict regime for recreational marijuana by hiring former public safety minister Anne McLellan to develop plans to legalize the drug. (bit.ly/1XnMAhe)

** The founder of once high-flying children's animation company Cinar Corp, Ronald Weinberg, and two investment executives he dealt with have been found guilty of fraud and other charges, bringing an end to what is believed to be Canada's longest-running jury trial. (bit.ly/1PqjCKv)

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