PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 16

Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:44am EDT
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April 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Canadian security officials are closely monitoring the situation in Boston for any potential threats to the country after two explosions struck the Boston Marathon.

The Canada Border Services Agency and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are "exercising increased vigilance at points of entry into Canada," according to a spokeswoman for Public Safety Minister Vic Toews. ()

* Alison Redford is facing internal strife over her ability to lead the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party, less than a year after winning a commanding majority government in a hard-fought election against the Wildrose Party. ()

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