PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Dec 3

Tue Dec 3, 2013 5:19am EST
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Dec 3 (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 price of electricity is set to rise steadily in Ontario over the next two decades, with the most dramatic increases in the next five years. The province's long-term energy plan, released Monday, projects a 42-percent jump in home power bills by 2018, climbing to 68 percent by 2032. The cost for industrial enterprises will also rise, by 33 per cent in the next five years and 55 per cent in the next 20. ()

* A Canadian businessman in the West Bank said the Palestinian Authority wrongly detained his father for nine hours because he had criticized Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. ()

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