PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Nov 22

Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:30am EST
 
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Nov 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 GLOBE AND MAIL

* Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is denying any knowledge of a one-time plan for the Conservative Party to repay Mike Duffy's expense claims, even though police documents suggest the Prime Minister gave some sort of approval for arrangements with Duffy at the time the party payment was being negotiated. ()

* The U.S. government plans to sell its remaining General Motors Co shares by the end of the year, an announcement that helped the two Canadian provincial governments that joined Washington in bailing out GM move closer to breaking even on their investment. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Canada is giving U.S. discounter Target Corp the cold shoulder, and the snub is dragging down the retailer's overall results. ()   Continued...