March 19, 2019 / 11:55 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-March 19

March 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.


** Canada's top bureaucrat tendered his resignation as Clerk of the Privy Council on Monday after conceding he had lost the "trust and respect" of the opposition parties over his role in the SNC-Lavalin Group Inc affair.

** Shoe retailer DSW Inc is gearing up to expand its discount offerings in Canada after shedding its mid-priced stores in an industry shakeup in which consumers are increasingly hunting for bargains.

** TSX-listed Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF has added Charlotte's Web Holdings Inc, a Colorado-based, Canadian Securities Exchange-listed hemp company with a market capitalization of more than C$2 billion ($1.50 billion).


** British Columbia's government argued in court on Monday that it should have the authority to limit oil shipments within the province, which could effectively "veto" new pipelines at a time when all active export projects out of Canada have been delayed.

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