PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Feb 22

Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:02am EST
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Feb 22 (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 U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has concluded that 17 of the agencies which sold power to the state of California during a drought and power crisis in the summer of 2000 - including BC Hydro subsidiary Powerex and Alberta-based TransAlta Corp - unfairly drove up prices through market manipulation.

* The British Columbia government is not doing enough to protect the province's biodiversity - and it does not even appear to have a clear understanding of what biodiversity is, a report by the provincial Auditor General says.

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