March 20, 2018 / 1:24 PM / in 9 months

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - March 20

March 20 (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

** Canada's Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told Parliament on Monday that Ottawa will not block Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from doing business in Canada and insisted steps have been taken to protect Canadians from possible foreign espionage. (tgam.ca/2FYIkhV)

** Uber Technologies Inc pulled its test fleet of self-driving cars off public roads in Toronto and other cities after one of the vehicles hit and killed a woman in Arizona, the first pedestrian fatality attributed to this emerging technology. (tgam.ca/2G6XSU4)

** Sun Life Financial has decided to take a step back from the exchange-traded funds industry as it closes the door on the firm's two global ETFs. (tgam.ca/2G9SvUo)

NATIONAL POST

** Debtors for the insolvent U.S. parent company of Toys 'R' Us Canada have received "multiple" non-binding offers for the company's Canadian stores, even as the toy chain's U.S. stores ready for liquidation. (bit.ly/2prgNPf)

** The Liberal government could enjoy billions of dollars worth of extra breathing room in its pre-election budget next year, as rising interest rates dramatically reduce some of Ottawa's key personnel expenses, a new report says. (bit.ly/2HKNy1p)

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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