Reuters logo
PRESS DIGEST- Canada - August 29
August 29, 2017 / 10:54 AM / in 4 months

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - August 29

Aug 29 (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 Caterpillar construction-equipment dealer Toromont Industries Ltd has struck a deal to buy privately held Hewitt Group for C$1.02 billion ($819.01 million)in cash and stock as it seeks to ride a mining-sector recovery and tap into a massive pool of public-infrastructure spending planned over the next decade, particularly in Quebec. (tgam.ca/2wFKF01)

As NAFTA negotiations enter the second round of talks this week, the duty-free threshold for e-commerce purchases could provide some negotiating leverage for Canada, some observers say. (tgam.ca/2wFwzM3)

Amid Bay Street speculation about who will buy Canadian construction company Aecon Group Inc , AltaCorp Capital Inc is placing an early bet that it will be a large international firm such as Kiewit Corp or ACS Group. (tgam.ca/2wFB3lK)

$1 = C$1.25 Canadian dollars Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below