PRESS DIGEST- Canada- June 29

Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:09am EDT
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June 29 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Canada ranks second in the world when it comes to turning economic prosperity into social progress, according to a report by Social Progress Imperative. (

** Empire Co Ltd, the parent of grocer Sobeys Inc, posted a loss of $942.6 million as its problems deepened in its Western Canadian business in its fourth quarter and Chief Executive Marc Poulin warned of signs that Sobeys' sluggish sales are spreading to other regions of the country. (

** BuzzFeed Canada is cutting its political reporting staff more than a year after its official launch, suggesting there are cracks in the social news company's plan to expand its reporting capabilities outside the United States. (