PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Oct 19

Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:03am EDT
 
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Oct 19 (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

** The Liberal government plans to re-introduce incentives for home-energy retrofits and commit to phased-in changes to the national building code that will eventually require all homes to be virtually energy self-sufficient. (bit.ly/2dmRyKK)

** The head of Canada's housing agency says Ottawa's new standard for gauging whether borrowers can handle higher interest rates to buy homes is necessary to prevent damaging the broader economy. (bit.ly/2dmTVgy)

** Suncor Energy Inc is selling another stake in an oil-storage terminal to an Alberta First Nation as the company seeks stronger ties with aboriginal groups in the northern oil-sands region. (bit.ly/2dmTu64)

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