PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Sept 2

Fri Sep 2, 2016 7:31am EDT
 
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Sept 2 (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

** Staff at Canada's securities commissions are signalling a willingness to revisit a recent rule change that's being blamed for reducing liquidity in the bond market. In a staff notice on Thursday, the Canadian Securities Administrators tried to clarify the scope of an exemption that is meant for international dealers such as U.S. banks, that puts more restrictions on their ability to trade certain debt securities with accredited investors in Canada. (bit.ly/2bYYWf9)

** Enbridge Inc has officially announced the deferral of its already delayed C$2.6 billion ($1.98 billion) Sandpiper pipeline, citing a need for more crude production from North Dakota. (bit.ly/2bHxy4C)

** The new C$1 billion headquarters of the Department of National Defence is not secure enough to house top secret intelligence work and sensitive military operations because the facility at the old Nortel campus does not meet the exacting security standards of Canada's international intelligence allies. bit.ly/2bHx9PW   Continued...