PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Nov 24

Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:29am EST
 
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Nov 24 (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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** Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he will consider the recommendations of a report laying out C$2.3 billion ($2.05 billion) in spending cuts, but it will be up to his government to make the final call. Lucienne Robillard, a long-time Liberal politician leading the review, says the province is living beyond its means and needs to find a way to deliver services at a lower cost. (bit.ly/1uvkTys)

** It was one of a clutch of spending programs rolled out in the Conservative government's austerity budget of 2013 - C$200 million to spark innovation in Ontario's hard-hit manufacturing sector. But 18 months later Ottawa has yet to approve a single project from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund, even as the government continues to credit its investments in manufacturing for creating jobs and growth in Ontario. (bit.ly/1tpB1kX)

** Canada's telecom regulator begins a hearing on Monday that is expected to shape the landscape of the country's Internet market and determine whether small players gain access to the latest generation of high-speed services. (bit.ly/1yKZiq4)   Continued...