PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Dec 24

Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:22am EST
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Dec 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Police officers across Canada continue to grapple with Twitter users revealing the location of impaired driving checkstops, which ramp up during the holiday season. ()

* Liberal leadership contender Justin Trudeau told an Islamic conference Saturday that groups who attacked his decision to attend the gathering only work to divide Canadians. ()

Reports in the business section:

* The Canadian Federation of Independent Business wants both lower taxes and deficit reduction this holiday season. During a recent round of pre-budget consultations, the powerful business lobby urged Ottawa to stick to its current target of wiping out the deficit by 2016. ()

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