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PRESS DIGEST- Canada - June 17

June 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Toronto's GMP Capital Inc is in talks to be acquired by Stifel Financial Corp, according to sources in the financial sector, in a deal that would see a U.S. company swallow one of the last sizable independent investment banks in Canada.

** French multinational food company Danone SA's Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Faber is forecasting that the global food industry will face a decade of changing consumer appetites in which demand will increasingly shift toward plant-based offerings.

** Borrowell, an online loan provider that offers Canadians free credit-score reports has raised an additional C$20 million ($14.92 million) in equity and venture debt funding, co-led by Power Financial's Portag3 Ventures. ($1 = 1.3407 Canadian dollars) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)