July 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from select Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
** Bombardier Inc has started building its new Global 7000 luxury jet for initial customers, capitalizing new factory systems to speed up manufacturing as it tries to get the plane certified and into service by the end of 2018. tgam.ca/2twj9fU
** Toronto's LeMine Investment Group has agreed to spend C$5-million on a 120-day study of the merits of a proposed 400-kilometre regional rail network that would connect several small communities outside Ottawa and Gatineau to the downtown core. tgam.ca/2tiErlT
** More than one in two American businesses say the United States is better off because of free trade with Canada, according to a new Nanos survey. tgam.ca/2v9i937
** Mark Lever is in the middle of a struggle that most news publishers are up against, trying to revive business. Lever believes the way out is by scaling up, calling the Transcontinental acquisition a "calculated risk" that he believes will help the company weather the internet storm. bit.ly/2tiM4Zu
Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom