PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Nov 29

Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:52am EST
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Nov 29 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Susan Rice's would-be path to the U.S. State Department hit another snag on Wednesday following revelations that she owns significant stock in Calgary-based TransCanada Corp , the energy giant hoping to win approval from the Obama administration to build its Keystone XL pipeline. ()

* Canada and Denmark have reached a tentative agreement on where to set the boundary between the two countries in the Lincoln Sea. The body of water is in the Arctic Ocean just north of Ellesmere Island and Greenland. The tentative agreement builds on a 1973 treaty which established the maritime boundary between the two countries. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Canada's most populous province is settling into a troubling era of stagnant growth that could be alleviated if businesses stop sitting on "dead money" and ramp up investments, a study to be released on Thursday argues. The group singles out the "dead cash" on the balance sheets of Ontario businesses as an opportunity to boost the province's prosperity. ()   Continued...