PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Dec 5

Fri Dec 5, 2014 6:01am EST
 
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Dec 5 (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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** The newest judge on the Supreme Court of Canada is facing questions about her conduct as a lawyer in two cases. In a letter signed by more than 350 law students, lawyers and professors from several provinces, Justice Cote is accused of demeaning a Manitoba judge and contributing to her decision to resign from the bench. (bit.ly/1z0DRDm)

** Cost control has become a major concern for Canadian banks as the country's largest lenders grapple with slower growth and soaring expenses. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion Bank, both of which released fourth-quarter earnings Thursday, reported expense growth that outpaces revenues. (bit.ly/1ymtH1g)

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