December 6, 2018 / 10:50 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Dec 6

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Washington State regulators have rejected Hydro One Ltd's C$4.4 billion ($3.28 billion) acquisition of Avista Corp , citing the possibility of political interference from the Ontario government as the primary reason.

** Canada has arrested the Chief Financial Officer of China's Huawei Technologies, Meng Wanzhou, who now faces extradition to the United States on suspicion she violated U.S. trade sanctions against Iran.

** Canadian Security Intelligence Service Director David Vigneault used his first public speech to warn of increasing state-sponsored espionage through technology such as next-generation 5G mobile networks.


** Canadian National Railway Co has put in a preliminary offer to buy the largest shipping terminal in Eastern Canada, in a bid to capture some of New York's container business.

** Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney says Ottawa has "abdicated the leadership of the national government" to interest groups when it comes to addressing the crisis in oil pipeline capacity.

$1 = 1.3432 Canadian dollars Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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