PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 3

Wed Apr 3, 2013 6:30am EDT
 
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April 3 (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 GLOBE AND MAIL

* Conservative Senator Pamela Wallin stepped down on Tuesday as chair of the Senate's national security and defense committee, citing personal reasons. ()

* A group of First Nation communities in mineral-rich Northern Ontario is asking the province to postpone implementation of new mining regulations that went into effect this week, claiming the rules were drafted without full consultation. ()

* Newcomers to Canada are being bluntly told in a revised federal guidebook for immigrants that polygamy and forced marriages are illegal in this country. ()

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