PRESS DIGEST-Canada- Dec 22

Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:48am EST
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Dec 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Canada's oil sands industry is facing one of the bleakest markets in years, hammered by plunging U.S. and global crude prices even as new pipelines have cleared logjams on key export routes. (

** Canada's federal prison agency has introduced a series of re-forms to the way it handles solitary confinement, part of its response to a highly critical coroner's inquest into the death of Ashley Smith that concluded two years ago. (

** The U.S. move to extend tax credits for the renewable energy industry could mean a dramatic boost for Canada's solar and wind equipment makers. (   Continued...