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May 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
** A senior aboriginal leader in British Columbia says First Nations will continue to oppose oil and gas developments in the province even if it means rejecting billion-dollar payouts - as long as environmental protections are not guaranteed. (bit.ly/1Hcexer)
** After five years of quarter-final defeats, Canada won gold at world hockey championships for the first time since 2007 after a 6-1 thrashing of defending champion Russia on Sunday at O2 Arena. (bit.ly/1deIIKX)
** Ed Devlin, the managing director and head of Canadian portfolio management at Pacific Investment Management Co, believes the market has been signaling such a correction was on the way as prices continued to seemingly defy all reason. (bit.ly/1eaHW1G)
** The widow of an American special forces soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade have moved to finalize a default civil-suit judgment against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner and Canadian citizen Omar Khadr. (bit.ly/1QWWvUz) (Compiled by Shivam Srivastava in Bengaluru)