July 20 (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 B.C. government says it won't fulfill its election promise to allow ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft until the fall of 2019, a delay of more than a year that the province says it needs to modernize taxi service to create a more level playing field. tgam.ca/2uSmE2G
** Winnipeg's residents will get a direct say on whether people should be allowed to walk across the iconic intersection of Portage and Main after council voted for a rare public plebiscite. tgam.ca/2LvRTb0
** Canada will retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles and auto parts, with Ottawa prepared to hit American autos with matching levies. tgam.ca/2uC46oi
** A former Canadian passport officer once involved in a sensational spy scandal is now suing the government, alleging it broke the terms of a settlement agreement it reached with her in the aftermath. bit.ly/2zUrIJL (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)