PRESS DIGEST- Canada - July 13

Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:40am EDT
 
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July 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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** Halifax-based Minas Energy announced on Tuesday that it was partnering with Netherlands firm Tocardo International BV and Ontario-based International Marine Energy Inc to form the Minas Tidal Limited Partnership, to test the powerful tidal currents in the Bay of Fundy, by late 2017. (bit.ly/29vcRYv)

** Low-income earners will receive little benefit from the planned expansion of the Canada Pension Plan despite paying higher premiums, unless governments provide more help to offset a corresponding reduction in other government payments, according to an analysis of the new model. (bit.ly/29vcE7X)

** In a report issued late on Tuesday ahead of a City Council debate this week, staff urged politicians to increase new spending on road safety by about 30 percent to about C$52 million ($39.9 million) over the next five years. (bit.ly/29vcJIO)

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