PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Dec 28

Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:14am EST
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Dec 28 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* As Montreal's all-time record for snowfall, set in 1971, was broken on Thursday with at least 45 centimeters on the ground by evening, Quebeckers seemed to take the storm in stride, with no deaths reported and a few minor injuries, mainly in car accidents. ()

* Politicians in Washington appear increasingly resigned to letting the country slide off the "fiscal cliff" next week, leaving it to a new Congress to pick up the pieces later in January. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Oil and gas services company Poseidon Concepts Corp , a Bay Street favorite only a month ago, is leaking value at a rapid pace as it grapples with accounts receivable questions and the threat of an industry slowdown. ()   Continued...