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PRESS DIGEST-Canada - July 28

PRESS DIGEST-Canada - July 28

Reuters · 07/28/2022 08:06
PRESS DIGEST-Canada - July 28

- The following are the top stories from selected Canadian . Reuters has verified these stories and does vouch for their accuracy.



THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** Two Stephen Harper-era cabinet ministers say his endorsement of Pierre Poilievre for the leadership of the Conservative party in Canada failed to address the candidate's "batty" economic policies. https://tgam.ca/3bcJfjO


** Canadian construction workers have been disproportionately affected by the worsening opioid crisis, accounting for about one in 13 opioid-related deaths in Ontario between 2017 and 2020, according to a report published Thursday. https://tgam.ca/3Q0RgqR

** Vancouver's city council has approved one of the city's largest social-housing buildings in the expensive west side of Kitsilano, after one of the most contentious and lengthy public hearings it has ever had. https://tgam.ca/3vmcKXg

NATIONAL POST

** Teck Resources Ltd TECK Chief Executive Officer Don Lindsay will step down after 17 years at the helm, the Canadian miner said on Tuesday. https://bit.ly/3PRjR1M


** Loblaw Companies Ltd LBLCF, Canada's largest food retailer, said it suspects the worst food inflation crisis in decades may have finally peaked. https://bit.ly/3PIW8B5

** In a three-page letter, Toronto City Councillor Mike Layton announced that he would be stepping down from his role after 12 years. https://bit.ly/3zghDCe


(Compiled by Bengaluru )

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