December 22, 2017 / 11:04 AM / 2 years ago

PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Dec 22

Dec 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** A translator who was arrested in Ukraine this week on suspicion of spying for Russia sat in on a meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Ukrainian counterpart during a recent trip to Canada, Trudeau's office said on Thursday.

** Opposition parties are calling on Justin Trudeau to pay back taxpayers for his trip to Aga Khan's private island after the Ethics Commissioner ruled the Prime Minister broke Canada's ethics law over two all expenses-paid family trips to the Bahamas.

** Sobeys Inc, Canada's second largest grocer, has come out on the counteroffensive, attacking leading food retailer Loblaw Companies Ltd by saying major rivals conspired to fix the price of bread.


** Edward Gong, a Chinese-Canadian businessman, was charged on Thursday in connection with an alleged fraud and money-laundering case involving hundreds of millions of dollars and thousands of investors in China. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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