May 1, 2020 / 12:14 PM / 3 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada- May 1

May 1 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Finance Minister Bill Morneau is expected to announce a replacement for Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz on Friday.

** Alberta will allow some businesses to reopen as early as May 14 but only if a series of public-health measures, including increased testing, expanded contact tracing and stricter border controls, are in place by then.

** Shaw Communications Inc has laid off field technicians in British Columbia's Lower Mainland as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a shift to customers installing their own equipment.


** Alberta Investment Management Corp has chalked up C$2.1 billion ($1.50 billion) in "realized and unrealized" losses on a volatility-related investment strategy, the pension manager’s chief executive Kevin Uebelein acknowledged Thursday.

$1 = 1.4022 Canadian dollars Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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