PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Dec 14

Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:14am EST
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Dec 14 (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 Harper government is slapping a for-sale sign on a coal shipping terminal Ridley Terminals Inc in northwestern British Columbia -- the first major public asset that Ottawa has decided to unload after a lengthy review of what Crown properties should go on the block. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Encana Corp reached a C$2.2 billion ($2.24 billion) joint venture with PetroChina Co Ltd to develop its Duvernay property in Alberta, in a deal that will fly just below the radar of Investment Canada's new guidelines on state-owned enterprises. ()

* Securities regulators are eyeing a crackdown on the mutual fund industry's fees -- including a possible outright ban on some charges, as they look to shield investors from soaring, and often opaque, costs. ()   Continued...