PRESS DIGEST – Canada – Feb 1

Feb 1 (BestGrowthStock) – The following are top stories from
selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these
stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


– Canada has set new targets for cuts to greenhouse-gas
emissions that confirm it will follow the United States’ lead
on climate-change intervention.

– Senior executives from the Canadian and U.S. operations
of Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T: ) will take to the television
airwaves on Monday morning to explain how and when the auto
maker will replace sticky accelerator pedals that have led to
one of the largest vehicle recalls yet and a firestorm of
negative attention.


– Policy makers in Canada are hoping that new strength in
the economy will give consumers the support they need to
straighten out their finances, even as interest rates
inevitably begin to rise.

– Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is said to be preparing a
C$2.7 billion bid for the three-quarters of British utility
Northumbrian Water (NWG.L: ) the pension fund does not already


– When the new Canadian job numbers come out on Friday,
economists expect the report to show 15,000 additional people
were working in January. That comes after a revised loss of
28,300 (initially reported as a 2,600 drop) in December.

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PRESS DIGEST – Canada – Feb 1