PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Nov 13

Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:28am EST
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Nov 13 (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 Conservative government will squeeze public-service salaries and sell off government assets to enter the next federal election with a budget surplus of at least $3.7 billion, paving the way for promised big-ticket tax cuts. ()

* Ontario is looking to clamp down on tax-dodging corporations, reform its system of credits and drag the black market into the light of day - all in a bid to raise more revenue. ()

Reports in the business section:

* The U.S. oil boom will vault the country into first place among crude producers within two years, the International Energy Agency says, which will pose a stiff challenge for the Canadian energy industry as it faces rapidly declining American demand for imported oil. ()   Continued...