November 18, 2019 / 12:02 PM / 22 days ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Nov 18

Nov 18 (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

** Two Canadian senators will ask the federal government to take immediate action to prevent vaping companies from targeting young people, the senators will raise the issue during the next session of Parliament in December. tgam.ca/2NYmHVF

** Quebec-based fast-food restaurant chain Chez Ashton is facing trouble in finding staff due to severe labour shortage and has started charging a 12% surcharge on food served between midnight and 5 a.m. as a way to increase employee wages, attract staff and keep from closing early. tgam.ca/2OqRPvO

** Canadian cannabis companies have turned to costly financing options like rights offerings to expensive construction debt to highly dilutive convertible debt units in recent weeks to raise funds. tgam.ca/2QxntKP

NATIONAL POST

** Canadian province Saskatchewan's health minister said that funds for province's first supervised drug consumption site will be part of 2020 budget but he isn't making any commitments at present. bit.ly/2QqPBiN (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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