PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Dec 19

Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:20am EST
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Dec 19 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** In its continuing bid to boost competition in the wireless industry, Ottawa confirmed it will reserve the majority of cellular airwaves in a coming public auction for small carriers. At the same time, the federal government, which has pushed pro-consumer policy, assured Canadians in rural areas they will not lose what Internet access they already have and revealed plans to hold another auction of valuable low-band airwaves. (

** Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV is buying the Vachon family of snack cakes from Saputo Inc for C$120 million ($103.55 million) as the Mexican baked-goods company widens its footprint in Canada. (

** U.S. ambassador Bruce Heyman is urging Canada to continue sharing security information with the United States in the wake of a damning report on the CIA's brutal interrogation methods. In a recent interview with The Globe and Mail, Heyman said co-operation between the two countries is critical to keeping citizens safe. (   Continued...