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.


** 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. (

** 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. (

** 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. (   Continued...