PRESS DIGEST- Canada-April 17

Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:04am EDT
 
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April 17 (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

** Bruce Power and the Ontario government are mired in negotiations for a $15 billion deal to refurbish six nuclear reactors, delaying the planned project past a self-imposed deadline and posing new questions about the province's future energy mix. (bit.ly/1CT1kWi)

** Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust is buying SmartCentres and changing its name to SmartREIT in a deal that will create one of Canada's largest retail landlords. Calloway will buy 24 shopping centres, mainly in Ontario and Quebec, for $1.16 billion. (bit.ly/1IRjHSB)

** A national class-action lawsuit has been filed against Bell Canada over alleged breaches of privacy arising from its recently discontinued target ads program. The suit against subsidiaries of Bell alleges that the defendants used the program to track, collect and sell sensitive account and Internet browsing information of their customers to advertisers. (bit.ly/1IlwxFl)

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