December 19, 2017 / 11:07 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Dec. 19

Dec 19 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Boeing Co is accusing Bombardier Inc of squeezing the U.S. plane maker's by dumping jets subsidized with billions of dollars of Canadian and British corporate welfare into the American market.

** Canada is on pace to lose more than 4,000 people to opioid-related deaths this year, with about one-third of them in British Columbia, according to new figures from the Public Health Agency of Canada.

** U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Ottawa on Tuesday, where he will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and iron out the details of a major international meeting on North Korea to be held in Vancouver early next year.


** In a boost to Alberta's energy industry, Inter Pipeline Ltd said it will spend $3.5 billion on Canada's first-ever propane-to-plastics petrochemical plant.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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