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WASHINGTON/ CALGARY, Dec 8- Canada is running out of time to offer U.S. Concessions from Canada would make the pipeline more palatable in Washington, experts say, since Obama has made fighting climate change a second-term priority and has said that Canada could do more to reduce carbon emissions.
*Canada records modest job growth for third month in a row. *Canada data overshadowed by upbeat U.S. jobs figures. OTTAWA, Dec 6- Canada created 21,600 jobs in November, the third straight month of modest employment increases and a number that underscores the lack of pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates.
BISHKEK, Dec 6- Kyrgyzstan is suing Canada's Centerra Gold for 15 billion soms over what the government says is ecological damage, marking a new twist in a bitter row with the investor running the largest Kyrgyz gold mine.
*Kyrgyzstan ups pressure, wants 67 pct in proposed Kumtor venture. BISHKEK, Dec 6- Kyrgyzstan is suing Canada's Centerra Gold for 15 billion soms over what the government says is ecological damage, marking a new twist in a bitter row with the investor running the largest Kyrgyz gold mine.
VANCOUVER, Dec 5- Canada must do more to build trust with aboriginal communities to win their support for resource projects such as oil pipelines and natural gas terminals, a government report said on Thursday.
TORONTO, Dec 5- Royal Bank of Canada Chief Executive Gordon Nixon will step down next summer after 13 years at the helm of Canada's largest bank, handing the reins to the RBC's retail banking head, Dave McKay, the bank said on Thursday. Nixon is the longest-serving of Canada's current crop of bank CEOs, but at 56, by no means the oldest.
OTTAWA, Dec 5- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem is resigning in May 2014 to become dean of a business school in Toronto, the central bank said on Thursday, some six months after Macklem was passed over for the job of governor.
By Joe Brock and Tim Cocks. ABUJA/ LAGOS, Dec 5- Nigeria's drive to clean up a gasoline subsidy scheme that soaks up a fifth of federal spending is mired in confusion, with the government, anti-graft investigators and fuel importers at odds over attempts to root out massive fraud.
Dec 4- Barrick Gold Corp, under fire for missteps in a tough market, started to address investor demands for a more independent board on Wednesday, by replacing two directors close to its departing founder with a pair of mining industry experts.
Dec 4- Barrick Gold Corp, under fire for a series of missteps in a tough market, confirmed on Wednesday that its 86- year-old chairman and founder will leave the board this spring, along with two other directors.
*Trade deficit narrows to $40.6 billion in October. WASHINGTON, Dec 4- U.S. private-sector hiring rose in November at the fastest clip in a year, opening the door wider for the Federal Reserve to start trimming its bond purchases within the next few months.
Dec 4- Shares of CGI Group Inc, the parent company of CGI Federal, dropped as much as 5.5 percent after "Newsweek" reported that prominent short-seller Jim Chanos counts the stock among his "largest short positions." CGI Group, whose CGI Federal is the main contractor behind the glitch-plagued Healthcare.gov, has been an investor favorite for nearly five years.
*Private employers add 215,000 jobs in November. *Trade deficit narrows to $40.6 billion in October. WASHINGTON, Dec 4- U.S. private employers hired more workers than expected in November, suggesting the labor market was improving enough for the Federal Reserve to start trimming its bond purchases.
Dec 4- National Bank of Canada, the country's sixth-largest lender, announced a 2- for-1 stock split and raised its dividend after reporting a 4 percent fall in fourth-quarter profit. The bank raised its quarterly dividend to 92 Canadian cents per share from 87 Canadian cents.
TORONTO, Dec 3- Ford Motor Co's Canadian arm maintained its spot as the country's best selling brand, data released on Tuesday showed, as growing demand for trucks helped power a sixth consecutive monthly record for Canadian vehicle sales in November.
TORONTO, Dec 3- U.S. retailers looking north in their quest for growth should consider the frosty reception Canada has so far given trendy discounter Target Corp a cautionary tale: what looks like a simple border crossing can easily go wrong.
TORONTO, Dec 3- Ford Motor Co's Canadian arm sold more than all other carmakers in Canada in November helped in part by strong sales in the Fusion, according to auto sales data released on Tuesday. However, in terms of sales growth, Chrysler Canada sales rose almost 13 percent year-over-year in November outpacing all of its Detroit competitors.
Dec 3- Canadian potash producer Agrium Inc said on Tuesday that it is not planning job cuts at its Vanscoy, Saskatchewan, mine, even after larger fertilizer rival Potash Corp of Saskatchewan revealed plans to slash staff.
*Canada's No. 4 bank is first to report quarterly results. TORONTO, Dec 3- Quarterly earnings at Bank of Montreal rose 1 percent due to stronger wealth management profit, and Canada's No. 4 bank raised its dividend, but its shares fell on Tuesday on the back of a sluggish performance at its U.S. Harris Bank unit.
Potash Corp reported its weakest quarter in three years in October and cut its full-year earnings forecast by more than expected. Potash Corp Chief Executive Bill Doyle said in October that Uralkali's move was "the single dumbest thing" he had ever seen.