PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 18

Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:17am EDT
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April 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Ontario will add more than 200,000 physiotherapy spots, primarily for senior citizens, as part of the government's strategy to care for the province's aging population.

The move, to be announced Thursday, is designed to ensure all long-term care home residents who need one-on-one attention from a physiotherapist will receive it. ()

* Canada will ultimately move to adopt a carbon tax despite the outright rejection of such a policy by the Harper government, former Quebec premier Jean Charest said. In a discussion on carbon pricing, Charest joined former Syncrude Canada chief executive Eric Newell in endorsing a clear and simple tax on carbon emissions. ()

Reports in the business section:   Continued...