PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Sept 9

Tue Sep 9, 2014 6:19am EDT
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Sept 9 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Encana Corp has sold the rest of its stake in PrairieSky Royalty Ltd, adding a hefty equity offering to an already hot deal market. Encana will raise C$2.6 billion ($2.37 billion) when the deal closes around Sept. 26, the natural gas company said on Monday. (

** The Canadian government will defend ordering special forces soldiers to Iraq on both moral and pragmatic grounds, arguing that Canadians are obliged to help stop a savage militant group whose self-proclaimed caliphate risks becoming a training ground for terrorists who could attack Canada and other Western countries. (

** A special prosecutor tasked with investigating a controversial campaign to woo ethnic voters to the British Columbia Liberal Party has approved Elections Act charges - though the allegations relate to a 2012 by-election and the full investigation of the ethnic outreach program won't be complete until next year. (