PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Nov 13

Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:16am EST
 
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Nov 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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** U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have raised the stakes in the battle over global climate policy, and in doing so, are forcing the hand of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The U.S.-China accord raises significant challenges heading into an election year for Harper, who has linked Canada's actions on climate change with those of the United States. (bit.ly/1zP269i)

** The recent drop in oil prices has forced Ottawa to chop billions off its revenue projections, a development that when combined with new tax cuts means the government is expecting only modest surpluses in the coming years. (bit.ly/1EEJ99r)

** A key executive in charge of Enbridge Inc's Northern Gateway pipeline is retiring, dealing a blow to the company's efforts to build support for the project in British Columbia. Janet Holder, who served as executive vice-president, western access, is leaving Enbridge effective Dec. 31. (bit.ly/1BeEU6a)

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