PRESS DIGEST- Canada- March 27

Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:07am EDT
 
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March 27 (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 Alberta government plans to raise C$9.746 billion ($7.78 billion) in debt this year, the largest financing it has done in at least 15 years as the province copes with a painful slump in oil prices. (bit.ly/1OCgwQ8)

** The Supreme Court of Canada is scheduled to rule on Friday morning on whether Quebec has the right to obtain records from the now-abolished federal long-gun registry or whether Ottawa can destroy the records. (bit.ly/1ICJyLg)

** A hundred Iranians who wish to become business immigrants to Canada have written to Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson complaining that his office delayed their applications for up to two years because of economic sanctions against Iran. (bit.ly/1xjYBYW)

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