PRESS DIGEST-Canada - Dec 9

Dec 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.

GLOBE AND MAIL

Canada's securities regulators are considering whether the identity of short sellers, as well as the details of their trades, should be publicly disclosed when they take a significant position in a Canadian company.

Canada has suspended a contract to supply the RCMP with radio equipment made by a Canadian company with Chinese owners after a backlash over the deal.

NATIONAL POST

Ottawa has unveiled tough new policy guidelines aimed at halting the public financing of new oil and gas projects overseas by the end of the year.

The head of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is warning telecom providers against implementing credit card surcharges after the agency announced it had rejected Telus Corp's bid to charge certain customers a processing fee for payments made by credit card. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)