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PRESS DIGEST-Canada - May 11

05/11/2021 06:27
PRESS DIGEST-Canada - May 11

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


** Members of Parliament on the Canadian Heritage committee are suspending their line-by-line review of Bill C-10, which updates the Broadcasting Act, in order to hear a new testimony from the Ministers of Justice and Canadian Heritage and other experts in response to concerns the bill will curtail freedom of speech online. https://tgam.ca/3uIoJvW

** CTI Life Sciences Fund has become the latest among Canada's small coterie of life sciences venture capital firms to raise $100 million to invest in the booming domestic sector. https://tgam.ca/3vYNYdK

** Organized labour will make a last-minute plea to lawmakers in Michigan's capital on Tuesday to oppose the ordered shutdown of Enbridge Inc's ENB.TO Line 5, a crucial cross-border petroleum pipeline for Central Canada. https://tgam.ca/3bhzBt3


** Colonial pipeline, which was shut down after a brazen cyberattack, will probably come back online by week's end, officials said Monday, as security experts warned that the nation must take more seriously persistent vulnerabilities in America's aging energy infrastructure. https://bloom.bg/2SyIx6I

** U.S. President Biden on Monday urged employers to help get more of their workers vaccinated, saying it would provide a boost to the economy, and touted a coming infusion of $350 billion in federal aid to state and local governments, saying that will help more parents get child care and return to work. https://wapo.st/3f8eQ3Z

(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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