PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Feb 27

Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:06am EST
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Feb 27 (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 Conservative government says it shut out opposition parties from a historic delegation to Ukraine because one leader made light of the crisis and the other "wouldn't pick a side" at the outset of the political uprising. ()

* The federal government has ruled that the proposed New Prosperity copper-gold mine near Williams Lake cannot proceed, striking what could be a final nail into the project that has put the province of British Columbia at loggerheads with Ottawa. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Royal Bank of Canada's latest quarterly results prove the lender can consistently make over C$2 billion ($1.80 billion). Now the country's most profitable bank must demonstrate it can earn even more. ()   Continued...