PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Aug 22

Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:00am EDT
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Aug 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.


* Ontario and Quebec are forging a central Canadian alliance to co-operate on issues, including potentially expanding electricity trade, hoping their combined clout will bring back prosperity to both provinces. Ontario's Kathleen Wynne and Quebec's Philippe Couillard announced the new regional partnership in Quebec City on Thursday. (

* With students and parents preparing for an extension of the ongoing teacher strike into the new school year, a public spat erupted on Thursday after British Columbia's education minister, Peter Fassbender said negotiations are impossible because the leaders of the British Columbia Teachers' Federation are at a conference in Kamloops. (

Reports in the business section:   Continued...