PRESS DIGEST- Canada - June 18

Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:39am EDT
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June 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Controversial Conservative senator Don Meredith was expelled from his party's caucus, following allegations in a published report that he had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. (

** McGill University's medical school in Montreal has been put on probation for failings in several areas, dealing a blow to one of Canada's most prestigious educational faculties. (

** The British Columbia government has conditionally approved a liquefied natural gas project led by Royal Dutch Shell Plc. Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman attached 24 conditions in issuing an environmental assessment certificate for the Shell-led LNG Canada joint venture in Kitimat in northwestern British Columbia. (   Continued...