February 20, 2019 / 11:01 AM / 8 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Feb 20

Feb 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

** Engineers at the University of Toronto are partnering with aircraft manufacturers and academic institutions to build a collective research hub they hope will strengthen Canada's role as an aerospace leader in an increasingly competitive global market. tgam.ca/2DWzNwd

** A Halifax judge has appointed Miller Thomson LLP and Cox & Palmer to represent users in the restructuring of QuadrigaCX, a Canadian crypto currency exchange that has lost millions of customer funds following the death of its founder. tgam.ca/2T8dMUM

** Alberta premier Rachel Notley has announced plans to spend C$3.7 billion ($2.81 billion) to lease thousands of rails cars to ship Alberta crude, as her government continues an aggressive intervention into a market that has left the province suffering from low prices and constrained pipeline access. tgam.ca/2Xdczek

NATIONAL POST

** Liberal MPs on the Commons justice committee have blocked an effort to have prime minister Justin Trudeau's office staff testify on the scandal surrounding former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould. bit.ly/2GxN4iF

$1 = 1.3188 Canadian dollars Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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