PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Feb 20

Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:02am EST
 
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Feb 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 GLOBE AND MAIL

* Prime Minister Stephen Harper was again rebuffed in his bid to press U.S. President Barack Obama to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline when he raised the issue during a North American leaders' summit in Toluca, Mexico. The proposed TransCanada Corp pipeline, which would carry Alberta crude to the Gulf Coast, has become a source of tension for the two leaders. ()

* A Nebraska court decision Wednesday has thrown another hurdle in the path of TransCanada as it pushes for U.S. approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. ()

* Quebecor Inc has made a C$233 million ($211 million) play on Canada's wireless industry - buying valuable wireless spectrum in the country's four most populous provinces - though it is saying little about how it intends to use it. ()

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