March 27, 2019 / 10:01 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada- March 27

March 27 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from select Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Viterra Inc is the second Canadian company to have its canola-seed export rights revoked, after China's General Administration of Customs halted shipments from Richardson International Ltd earlier this month.

** The activist investors who have bought into TransAlta Corp are nominating five directors to the company's board in an effort to kill an investment in the company by Brookfield Renewable Partners LP.

** The Senate has approved two weeks of travel, at a cost of nearly C$500,000 ($373,747.94), for the standing committee on energy, environment and natural resources to take its review of Bill C-69 on the road, even as committee members put forward potential amendments that they suggest would improve the bill.


** Huawei is just as trustworthy as a Canadian company, according to the telecom giant's rotating chairman Eric Xu, as the Chinese equipment maker works to boost its reputation in the face of growing concern over its ties to Beijing. ($1 = 1.3378 Canadian dollars) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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