PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Jan 14

Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:08am EST
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Jan 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.


* Plans will likely proceed for more First Nations protests this week, with possible blockades of railways and highways. Politicians can also expect to be greeted by more protesters when they return to their official House of Commons duties at the end of January.

However, two of Ottawa's most prominent aboriginal critics took steps this weekend to soften their tone. ()

* The Canadian government is in early stages of providing military training to Niger, a country struggling to cope with the spreading Islamic extremism afflicting neighbouring Mali and the region. ()

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