PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Sept 10

Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:22am 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.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** Senior executives of Southwest Airlines Co are sending strong signals that they're preparing to enter the Canadian market, although cities in Canada are among 50 new destinations the airline is still considering. (bit.ly/1pOsNkh)

** A Parks Canada-led team has found a ship lost in the doomed Franklin expedition to unlock the Arctic nearly 170 years ago, the fruit of a search championed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in his efforts to forge a Conservative brand of Canadian nationalism. The Prime Minister, who has styled his government a defender of Ottawa's claim to the Arctic, described the expedition as having laid the foundation for Canadian sovereignty in the region. (bit.ly/1wenCCD)

** The Health Canada-funded Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse is calling for a broad review of marijuana policy, including a closer look at the impact of legalization south of the border in Colorado and Washington. (bit.ly/1CQVxDc)

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