October 16, 2018 / 10:39 AM / a month ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Oct. 16

Oct 16 (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

** Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa refuses to let "politics slip into" the decision to allow Huawei Technologies Co Ltd equipment into country's next-generation mobile networks even as the U.S. and Australia have barred the Chinese telecom company on grounds of national security. tgam.ca/2QRGyUY

** Ottawa is turning its attention to trade talks with China and won't be deterred by language in the tentative United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that targets future pacts with Beijing, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. tgam.ca/2QQkvy3

** Sierra Wireless Inc chairman Kent Thexton will become the Vancouver firm's full-time CEO, taking the helm of a global supplier of technology for the burgeoning internet-of-things market at a pivotal time for the 25-year-old company. tgam.ca/2QNGrtq

NATIONAL POST

** A small group of senior officials within the federal bureaucracy allegedly tried to scuttle a Conservative government plan to lease a supply ship from a Quebec firm, even though it would mean the Royal Canadian Navy would be limited for several years in its ability to operate effectively, according to legal documents filed in the case of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. bit.ly/2QU6ZJx (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by James Emmanuel)

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