PRESS DIGEST-Canada- June 26

Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:36am EDT
 
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June 26 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** Canada's federal government is preparing a financial compensation package for Canadian dairy and poultry farmers as a way to blunt the impact of signing onto a massive Pacific Rim trade deal which could allow a surge of agricultural imports from other countries. (bit.ly/1J9l50X)

** Sobeys Inc is preparing to shave 1,300 jobs in the wake of its takeover of Safeway Canada as the country's second-largest grocer looks to consolidate its distribution and office operations and cut costs. (bit.ly/1IhmGmN)

** Alberta's plan to increase carbon fees and toughen its climate strategy adds costs and more uncertainty to an industry already struggling to cope with the sharp plunge in oil prices. (bit.ly/1RC7P6S)   Continued...