PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Dec 3

Thu Dec 3, 2015 7:00am EST
 
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Dec 3 (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

** Ontarians have paid $37 billion more than market price for electricity over eight years and will pay another $133 billion extra by 2032 as a result of haphazard planning and political meddling, a report from the Auditor-General says. (bit.ly/1Sx9VH5)

** For the first time ever, a Canadian company has broken the $10 billion annual profit barrier. But beneath the surface of Royal Bank of Canada's 2015 earnings are troubling signs that growth in the Canadian banking sector is slowing to a crawl. (bit.ly/1QVXVRL)

** Half of Canadians believe it's understandable if an employer thinks it's too risky to hire someone with a physical disability, according to a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute and the Rick Hansen Foundation. (bit.ly/1QgPPlc)

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