PRESS DIGEST- Canada - June 30

Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:46am EDT
 
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June 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.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** Engineering firm WSP Global Inc has decided not to pursue its proposed takeover of British construction advisory business Sweett Group Plc. Montreal-based WSP said on Thursday it had "terminated efforts to acquire Sweet" and would not sweeten its offer price of 0.35 pounds ($0.47) per Sweett share. (bit.ly/296IUeK)

** Twelve years after Bombardier Inc executives first outlined plans to build a new family of airliners called the C Series to challenge the single-aisle planes made by Boeing Co and Airbus, the Canadian company has silenced critics and delivered the first of those planes. (bit.ly/296IMMq)

** British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has put the province's real estate industry under government oversight, declaring the industry's self-regulating body has failed to protect the public from cut-throat and illegal practices and has lost the public's confidence in its ability to police itself. (bit.ly/2915Eup)

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