PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Feb 4

Wed Feb 4, 2015 6:14am EST
 
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Feb 4 (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

** Major landlords of Target Canada have been battling with the U.S. discounter over how it will conduct its liquidation sales, which could steal business from their other mall tenants. (bit.ly/1xeDkcy)

** Gasoline prices have been creeping up across Canada and analysts say more increases are likely. But it's still a bargain compared with last year. According to price-tracking website Gasbuddy.com, the national average for a litre of regular was about 93 Canadian cents, an increase of 3.6 Canadian cents over the past week. (bit.ly/1xeDq3X)

** The federal government of Canada will delay parole eligibility for a decade or more beyond the current 25 years for some murderers, backing off a plan to make life truly mean life in prison by denying some convicted killers any hope of parole. (bit.ly/1EFDr9z)   Continued...