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PRESS DIGEST-Canada - Sept 8
September 8, 2017 / 10:54 AM / 17 days ago

PRESS DIGEST-Canada - Sept 8

Sept 8 (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

Veteran Canadian tech executive Les Rechan is joining Ottawa messaging and data-transfer technology firm Solace Corp as president and CEO, four months after the takeover of his previous company, Halogen Software Inc. (tgam.ca/2xQZud7)

TransCanada Corp is seeking to halt a federal review of its C$15.7 billion ($12.97 billion) Energy East pipeline, raising the possibility the project could get scrapped in a move that would spare Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from having to make a politically charged decision on the project's fate. (tgam.ca/2xRwySm)

The mayors of several Canadian cities are competing to become the home of Amazon.com Inc's second headquarters, a massive complex the company says comes with up to 50,000 jobs and more than $5-billion in investment over the next 15 years. (tgam.ca/2xRi0lk)

NATIONAL POST

Bell Media, the owner of TV networks CTV and TSN, on Thursday announced the promotion of three senior executives after its president of media sales, Steve Garvie, took a job as CEO of media investment firm GroupM's Canadian operations. (bit.ly/2xQZQAt) ($1 = C$1.21) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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