PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Jan 27

Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:31am EST
 
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Jan 27 (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

** Canadian National Railway on Tuesday beat analysts' expectations with an 11 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit and raised its dividend by 20 percent. (bit.ly/1NzX3v9)

** Alberta suffered its worst year for employment losses since the dark days of the national energy program and early 1980's recession, according to revised labor figures from Statistics Canada. (bit.ly/1NzX95S)

** The Ontario government has reached inward for the next leader of the Ontario Securities Commission, nominating the agency's executive director, Maureen Jensen, to replace departed chair Howard Wetston. (bit.ly/1NzXg1c)   Continued...