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Jan 8 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* After 13 years of legal wrangling, the Métis people are poised to take a leap forward on Tuesday when a Federal Court judge rules in a fight over jurisdiction.

The court is expected to decide whether the federal government is responsible for negotiating with the Métis on issues ranging from health and education to land claims and tax exemptions. ()

* Oil-sands development is polluting Alberta lakes with rising levels of a toxic carcinogen, refuting long-standing claims that waterway pollution in the region is largely naturally occurring, a study has found. ()

Reports in the business section:   Continued...