May 10 (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 Canadian federal government is opening up the acquisition process for its $26 billion contract for new fighter jets, responding to threats from the U.S. government that it would refuse to sell the stealth Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 unless Ottawa scrapped its quota for aerospace spending. tgam.ca/2VsApFx
** Quebecor Inc Chief Executive Officer Pierre Karl Péladeau confirmed on Thursday that he is weighing a bid for Montreal-based Transat AT Inc, joining several other local buyers expressing interest in the struggling holiday travel company. tgam.ca/2VpL4ki
** The World Bank has accused Bombardier Inc of corruption and colluding with senior officials at Azerbaijan Railways to win a 2013 contract worth $339-million in Azerbaijan. tgam.ca/2VsG3aI
** Canadian author Alex Tapscott and NextBlock Global Ltd have negotiated a settlement with the Ontario Securities Commission over allegations of misleading disclosure offering documents provided to more than 100 prospective investors in a private placement that raised $20-million in July 2017. bit.ly/2Hdd1lt
** Canadian Natural Resources Ltd's president Tim McKay sharply criticized pipeline giant Enbridge Inc's system which is currently in place for shipping oil out of Canada. bit.ly/2HbqXwm
Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom