PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Dec 9

Wed Dec 9, 2015 6:20am EST
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Dec 9 (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 Bank of Canada has restocked its emergency kit to defend the Canadian economy against major shocks, including indicating that it would consider pushing interest rates as much as a half percentage point into negative territory in the event of a crisis. (

** After decades of advocacy, victims' families and indigenous leaders are rejoicing at the launch of the first phase of a national inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women - a probe the Liberal government promises will be shaped by input from those who have been most affected by the tragedies. (

** British Columbia's Premier Christy Clark has been accused of interfering in a local band election to help a candidate who supports a C$10 million ($7.4 million) wind farm proposal involving her brother, Bruce Clark. (   Continued...