March 1, 2019 / 11:15 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST - Canada - March 1

March 1 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is pushing back on the transport minister's order regarding the use of rail-car handbrakes, seeking changes to a new rule enacted after the fatal train wreck near Field, B.C. on Feb. 4.

** The House of Commons justice committee will broaden hearings into the SNC-Lavalin Group affair to include Gerald Butts, a former top adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as the Liberal government attempts to counter Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony that she was subjected to inappropriate pressure to interfere in the justice system.


** Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce said on Thursday that it has settled a long-running tax battle with the Canada Revenue Agency over the lender's attempts to deduct legal settlements tied to its alleged dealings with infamous U.S. energy company Enron.

** A top shareholder accused Knight Therapeutics Inc's Chief Executive Jonathan Goodman of "serious conflicts of interest" and called for his resignation on Thursday. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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