PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Jan 29

Fri Jan 29, 2016 6:02am EST
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Jan 29 (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 average weekly pay in Alberta fell 2.4 percent to C$1,130 in the year ended November, according to Statistics Canada's survey of employment, payrolls and hours released on Thursday. (

** Potash Corp of Saskatchewan has slashed its dividend for the first time in the company's history, highlighting the tension between generous shareholder payouts and dismal commodity prices across the resource sector. (

** Chinese authorities have accused Kevin Garratt of "accepting tasks" to gather intelligence on China for Canadian spy services, China's central state-run Xinhua News Agency said in a two paragraph update late on Thursday. (