PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Jan 12

Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:54am EST
 
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Jan 12 (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

** British Columbia cannot support Kinder Morgan Canada's C$6.8 billion ($4.78 billion) Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project because the company is not offering sufficient details of its spill-response plans, the government says. (bit.ly/1PTQrvT)

** The Liberal government is facing increasing pressure to make public the most important deliberations on Canada's C$15 billion sale of combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia: precisely how the transaction is justified under this country's strict weapons export control regime. (bit.ly/1PTRk7B)

** A Toronto man has been freed more than five years after he was kidnapped in Afghanistan, where he said he had gone as a tourist. (bit.ly/1PTRFqX)

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