PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 11

Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:11am EDT
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April 11 (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 Parti Québécois is setting aside its many long-standing differences with Ottawa in a bid to help collect billions of dollars in taxes hidden offshore.

Quebec Premier Pauline Marois said she supports "without any reservation" the federal government's effort to obtain a list of those who allegedly use offshore accounts to avoid paying income taxes - and is working out a way to team up with Ottawa if and when it launches legal action. ()

* Passport Canada, the agency that issues passports to Canadians, is projecting a quarter of its work force could be cut as it rolls out new chip-embedded, 10-year travel documents.()

Reports in the business section:   Continued...