PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Sept 10

Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:20am EDT
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Sept 10 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** One in five Canadian renters face an affordable housing crisis, spending more than half their income on shelter costs, according to a new study by a coalition of affordable housing groups in six provinces of Canada and the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union. (

** Canada's unimpressive response to resettling Syrian refuges is a sign the country is shrinking into a smaller role on the world stage. A new research paper by Robert Greenhill and Megan McQuillan suggests that decline has been going on for a generation, under both Conservative and Liberal governments. (

** Canada's Federal Liberals are threatening to pull out of a leaders debate on foreign policy later this month over concerns that it won't be bilingual as promised. In a letter sent to the organizers of the Munk Debate on Wednesday, the co-chairs of Trudeau's campaign team said they were reviewing whether to take part in the debate on Sept. 28. (