April 10, 2019 / 12:10 PM / 6 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - April 10

April 10 (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

** Activist investors want to force power generator TransAlta Corp to postpone its annual shareholders' meeting and are demanding the company hold a vote on its C$750 million ($562.89 million) deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners LP, which the dissidents say was thrown together hastily. tgam.ca/2P0PlEt

** Twitter Inc suspended accounts associated with the white-nationalist group Canadian Nationalist Front on Tuesday, a day after Facebook banned that group as well as others it said promoted "organized hate" from its platform. tgam.ca/2uYFcPg

** Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada is in no rush to ratify the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, given that North American free trade under the existing NAFTA deal remains in place. tgam.ca/2uVJg2P

NATIONAL POST

** New laws that would impede Alberta's oil and gas from getting to export markets represent "a stampede of stupid," Rachel Notley, the NDP leader currently running for re-election to the Alberta premier's office, said Tuesday. Notley testified before a Senate committee hearing Tuesday on Bill C-48, a federal bill that would place a moratorium on oil tankers moving crude off the northern part of British Columbia's coastline. bit.ly/2uYr3S9 ($1 = 1.3324 Canadian dollars) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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