PRESS DIGEST- Canada - July 17

Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:03am EDT
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July 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.


** A pipeline owned by Nexen Energy ULC has spilled about 31,500 barrels of oil "emulsion" in northern Alberta, the province's energy watchdog says. The Alberta Energy Regulator said late on Thursday that it was responding to a pipeline rupture about 36 kilometers southeast of Fort McMurray. (

** Magna International Inc will pay 1.75 billion euros ($2.47 billion) to buy Getrag of Germany, the largest independent maker of automotive transmissions, a move that bolsters Magna's presence in a vehicle system that is crucial to reduce fuel consumption and cut emissions as government regulations grow more stringent. (