August 24, 2017 / 11:04 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Aug 24

Aug 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to name Liberal MP Seamus O'Regan to the federal cabinet as early as Thursday to fill the post that was left vacant when Newfoundland's Judy Foote took an indefinite leave of absence as minister of public works in April.

** RCMP affidavits unsealed by an Ottawa judge on Wednesday reveal how Davie shipyard and its lobbyists reacted in November 2015, after they obtained confidential cabinet information that indicated Ottawa might renege on the contract awarded by the Harper government.


** The National Energy Board said late Wednesday it is expanding the review of the C$15.7 billion ($12.5 billion)proposed Energy East pipeline project to include upstream and downstream climate change impacts.

** Twitter Canada's managing director, Rory Capern, is no longer with the company after being on the job for just 18 months.

$1 = 1.2527 Canadian dollars Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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