PRESS DIGEST- Canada - April 13

Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:43am EDT
 
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April 13 (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

** Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion has quietly issued export permits for the bulk of the shipments tied to a controversial C$15 billion ($11.72 billion) sale of combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia, a crucial green light for the deal that many thought had already been granted. (bit.ly/1S4VmcD)

** The issues of environmental liabilities and pension deficits of U.S. Steel Canada Inc, a unit of U.S. Steel Corp , must be settled during the current bankruptcy protection process, says one of the potential buyers of the Canadian steelmaker. (bit.ly/1qQlwt2)

** Canada's oil industry expects to continue struggling until prices rise significantly toward the end of 2016, after which production and investment - at least in conventional oil fields - will ramp up quickly. (bit.ly/1V0KS3M)

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