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PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Dec 12

Dec 12 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Alberta's NDP government said on Tuesday that it is shelving its long-promised cap on oil sands carbon emissions until after the spring election, as Premier Rachel Notley faced with fierce opposition to her climate-change stance.

** Aphria Inc and its long-time law firm, Stikeman Elliott LLP, are expected to cut ties after a deal by the cannabis company to buy assets in Jamaica, Colombia and Argentina came under heavy scrutiny from investors.

** The senior Huawei executive whose arrest ignited a diplomatic firestorm with China has been released on C$10 million ($7.5 million) bail, ending a 10-day stint in prison with a court order to stay in the Vancouver area under around-the-clock surveillance.


** The National Chiefs Coalition is imploring Ottawa to rein in an oil tanker ban on the northern B.C. coast, and plans to level a United Nations complaint against the government to protest the legislation.

** The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has rescinded its order preventing the federal government from awarding a contract to Lockheed Martin Corp's Canada subsidiary for a new fleet of warships for the Canadian navy.

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