PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Dec 4

Fri Dec 4, 2015 6:32am EST
 
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Dec 4 (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

** The Liberal government is creating an independent board to suggest the names of Canadians who would make good senators and plans to fill the large number of vacancies in the scandal-plagued chamber quickly. (bit.ly/1jCVF3h)

** Suncor Energy Inc has extended its hostile C$4.3-billion takeover bid for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd, giving new hope to investors holding out for a richer offer. (bit.ly/1It8gSl)

** A retired British Columbia Supreme Court judge has been appointed to investigate allegations made against author Steven Galloway, who was suspended last month as chair of the University of British Columbia's creative writing program. (bit.ly/1OC5L1j)   Continued...