PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 23

Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:59am EDT
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April 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* A tip from a Toronto imam sparked an investigation that culminated in the arrests of two men who allegedly plotted to derail a Via passenger train, what the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Monday called the first ever Canadian bust of an alleged al-Qaeda terrorist plot. ()

* A professional engineer faces charges under health and safety laws in connection with last summer's deadly mall collapse in a northern Ontario town, the province's Ministry of Labor announced Monday. ()

* The amount that the federal government will have to pay to First Nations, Inuit and Métis people who were abused at church run residential schools is expected to swell to over C$4 billion ($3.90 billion). ()   Continued...