PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Nov 26

Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:57am EST
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Nov 26 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Toronto Mayor Rob Ford facilitated a meeting between city water officials and a cosmetics company that was under investigation for alleged problems with its sewage discharge -- a company with which the Ford family has had a relationship through its label business, Deco Labels and Tags. ()

* Saskatchewan is covering cancer-care costs for an ailing refugee as Canada's prairie province offers a distinctly different vision for how the country should treat those who come here from afar, many of them needed to buttress the West's rapidly expanding economy. ()

Reports in the business section:

* The world's highest profile environmental legal battle, which pits U.S. energy giant Chevron Corp against a group of Ecuadorean villagers over decades of oil pollution in the Amazon, is set to make its Canadian courtroom debut this week. The tangled and undeniably bitter 19-year court fight resulted in a staggering $18.3 billion judgment from an Ecuadorean court against Chevron last year. ()   Continued...