PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Feb 5

Fri Feb 5, 2016 6:04am EST
 
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Feb 5 (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

** Royal Dutch Shell disclosed on Thursday that the LNG Canada joint venture in northern British Columbia is being delayed by about nine months, saying the partners are now aiming to make a final investment decision at the end of 2016 instead of the first quarter. (bit.ly/1L2Au2g)

** Suncor Energy Inc faces a funding deficit estimated at C$4 billion ($2.91 billion) as oil prices remain under severe pressure this year, but it's still forging ahead with a pair of big-ticket oil sands and offshore projects while maintaining its dividend. (bit.ly/1UOzuod)

** External demand for Canadian bonds is at risk of faltering, casting doubt on the supply of foreign capital needed to meet Canada's borrowing needs, according to a National Bank Financial report. (bit.ly/1L2Au2g)

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