August 20, 2019 / 11:09 AM / 2 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Aug 20

Aug 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from select Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** Buyout firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc has acquired 10.05% of Hudson's Bay Co giving the investment firm more leverage to block a $1 billion privatization offer from the retailer's executive chairman, Richard Baker. tgam.ca/2Zpjllb

** Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged his government made mistakes in its handling of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc's request for a settlement on charges of bribery and fraud, but rejected the Conservative Party's claim that the actions may have been criminal. tgam.ca/2ZpjDsh

NATIONAL POST

** The Walt Disney Company said on Monday it will launch its streaming entertainment service Disney+ in Canada on November 12 for $8.99 per month. bit.ly/2Zaq8Pt

** MEG Energy Corp's Chief Executive Officer Derek Evans has written a letter to the National Energy Board, Canada's pipeline regulator, to oppose Enbridge Inc's call for contracts on the Mainline pipeline network, which is Canada's largest oil pipeline system. bit.ly/2ZigtGs

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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