PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Nov 5

Tue Nov 5, 2013 5:56am EST
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Nov 5 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* A meeting between British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and her Alberta counterpart Alison Redford scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled as talks between the two provinces on pipeline development in British Columbia have reached a tense stalemate. ()

* The number of Canadians using food banks fell 4.5 percent this year from 2012, reflecting improvement in some regions, particularly the Prairies. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Beijing-based computer manufacturer Lenovo Group Ltd actively considered a bid for BlackBerry Ltd, but the Canadian government told the smartphone company it would not accept a Chinese takeover because of national security concerns, according to sources familiar with the situation. ()