PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Nov 6

Fri Nov 6, 2015 5:57am EST
 
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Nov 6 (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

** China has displaced Canada as the United States's largest trading partner, a landmark shift that eliminates one of the defining characteristics of the Canadian economy.

Due in part to the crash in oil prices and the reduced value of Canada's energy exports south of the border, U.S. year-to-date trade with China has edged past the total value of U.S. trade with Canada for the first time. (bit.ly/1GOox3Z)

** Ongoing cost-cutting at Bell Media Inc will see the company slash about 270 jobs in Toronto and 110 more in Montreal by the end of November.

The 380 proposed cuts are outlined by Bell Media's vice-president of human resources, Anne McNamara, in a pair of letters to the new Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuck. (bit.ly/1lalLfn)   Continued...