July 19 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
** Provincial authorities issued a work permit for a controversial mining project near Williams Lake. The permit authorizes Taseko Mines Ltd to conduct exploration work at the site of the proposed Prosperity Mine, a copper-gold project that has twice failed to obtain necessary federal approvals to proceed. (tgam.ca/2u9sMVo)
** The takeover of Tembec Inc by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc has been thrown into doubt as major shareholders of Tembec voice their opposition to the friendly $807 million deal. (tgam.ca/2u7Ahug)
** A wind-turbine-blade factory controlled by German Siemens AG is winding down operations, leaving 340 employees in Tillsonburg, Ontario, without work by early next year. (tgam.ca/2u5twcc)
** Canada Jetlines Ltd a start-up airline hoping to bring affordable fares to Canadians, has set its sights on launching an ultra-low-cost carrier next summer under the leadership of a new chief executive. (bit.ly/2tpInRN) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)