PRESS DIGEST- Canada - July 5

Tue Jul 5, 2016 8:55am EDT
 
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July 5 (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

** European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker is reportedly bowing to pressure from Germany, scrapping a plan to fast-track support for a trade agreement with Canada. (bit.ly/29t9Ed0)

** Ottawa and the provinces are expected to reach a long-promised deal on internal trade at this month's premiers summit in Whitehorse, but a major hurdle remains over whether governments should be able to protect some contracts from going to out-of-province companies. (bit.ly/29t9PF0)

** The federal government and the four Atlantic Canada premiers are launching a three-year pilot project to dramatically increase immigration, nearly doubling the intake into the region, as part of a new strategy to counter aging populations and slumping economies. (bit.ly/29taAOg)

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