October 20, 2016 / 10:32 AM / 2 years ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Oct 20

Oct 20 (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 senior chairs keep shuffling inside Toronto-Dominion Bank, the latest being Tim Wiggin's return to TD Securities, where he will run its equities business. (bit.ly/2e3Hnc5)

** Builders who have constructed "net-zero" houses are urging Ottawa to go slow with any proposal to change the building code to require super-energy-efficient buildings to ensure the rising costs don't add to Canada's housing affordability problems. (bit.ly/2e3HxzU)

** Auto parts giant Magna International Inc has as of now scrapped plans to move out of its headquarters in Aurora, Ontario, to a new head office in nearby King City. (bit.ly/2e3GZKE)


** The head of Canada's central bank acknowledged that policymakers came close to the tipping point on Wednesday's interest rate decision. (bit.ly/2e3G5xC)

** Mountain Equipment Co-op is opening five of its cavernous outfitting stores this year, the most in a year since a group of outdoor enthusiasts founded it 45 years ago. (bit.ly/2e3F9ta)

** Canexus Corp directors termed a hostile takeover offer as "inadequate", setting the stage for a long proxy fight with Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund. (bit.ly/2e3IcBH) (Compiled by Gaurika Juneja in Bengaluru)

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