October 18, 2016 / 10:37 AM / 2 years ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Oct 18

Oct 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Online real-estate brokerage Zoocasa shuttered by Rogers Communications Inc last year is relaunching with a new website and an injection of cash from a group of technology-focused investors. (bit.ly/2dkd9n0)

** Larry Tomei is joining HSBC Bank Canada as the new head of retail banking and wealth management. (bit.ly/2dke1bg)

** Merger talks between Canadian online gambling company Amaya Inc and British bookmaker William Hill Plc have ended after the two firms concluded they would be stronger on their own. (bit.ly/2dke3A7)


** Canadian political commentator Ezra Levant is turning to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for help after a United Nations department barred his online news outlet from attending next month's Conference of the Parties (COP 22) in Morocco. (bit.ly/2dkfEG6)

** The naming of Newfoundlander Malcolm Rowe to the Supreme Court of Canada justice ushers in a contemporary and open era in its occult appointment process while maintaining its 141-year custom of regional representation. (bit.ly/2dkhp66) (Compiled by Gaurika Juneja in Bengaluru)

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