November 9, 2018 / 12:44 PM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST - Canada - Nov 9

Nov 9 (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 Canadian government has taken its eyes off a sprawling, comprehensive agreement to bust tariffs and achieve freer trade with China. It has now settled on four individual sectors where it wants to sign smaller trade deals - agriculture, education, clean technology and tourism.

** B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman is completing a new climate action plan that accounts for massive new greenhouse gas emissions for the first phase of the LNG Canada project, but dims the prospects for a major industry to blossom on Canada's West Coast.

** Canada's banks are considering legal action to prevent Statistics Canada from obtaining their clients' banking records without consent as the federal agency faced criticism from several fronts on Thursday during a special Senate hearing.


** Despite sales growth and increased traffic to its stores, Ikea Canada is still looking at major changes, exploring new store concepts that don't require an afternoon spent wandering through its maze-like showrooms. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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