PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Sept 10

Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:02am EDT
 
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Sept 10 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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* A former Conservative campaign staffer charged in connection with the "Pierre Poutine" robo-calls told multiple acquaintances that he'd played a part in the 2011 effort to send opposition voters to the wrong polling station in a Southern Ontario riding, an Elections Canada investigator alleges. ()

* A grassroots movement from within British Columbia's dejected New Democratic Party launched an effort on Monday to rebuild the political party and place modern-thinking people in positions of power at the NDP's November convention in Vancouver. ()

Reports in the business section:

* The long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline has been tangled up in environmentalist opposition and political wrangling. Now some energy experts say the oil market is moving on without it. A combination of growing oil-by-rail capacity and other new pipelines is increasingly providing alternatives to Keystone XL, just as Ottawa redoubles efforts to persuade President Barack Obama to green-light the project. ()   Continued...