PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Oct 8
Oct 8 (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
** Encana Corp has struck a deal to sell Denver Julesburg Basin assets to a group led by the investment arm of the Canada Pension Plan for $900 million. (bit.ly/1LAOeXk)
** The mayors of Canada's major cities are warning Ottawa about a looming housing affordability crisis, and they want the issue front and centre as the federal election campaign nears its end. (bit.ly/1LAKWDA)
** The Prime Minister's Office directed Canadian immigration officials to stop processing one of the most vulnerable classes of Syrian refugees this spring and declared that all UN-referred refugees would require approval from the Prime Minister, a decision that halted a critical aspect of Canada's response to a global crisis. (bit.ly/1LALh9a)