April 23 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Two key members, Brent Layton and David Rozin, of National Bank of Canada’s technology banking team are leaving to join the rivals. tgam.ca/2XGZXvr

** The long-running battle between Canada’s Tim Hortons and its franchisees is nearing an end after dissident restaurant owners agreed to a tentative settlement of two controversial lawsuits they had lodged against the company. tgam.ca/2XD657U

** A case launched by Coastal GasLink against pipeline protesters will go to court in June over whether construction workers should be allowed permanent access across a remote bridge in British Columbia. tgam.ca/2XH1D8d (Compiled by