PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 24

Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:22am EDT
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April 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer, in his first major decision since being elected to the post nearly two years ago, told Members of Parliament on Tuesday they need not feel constrained by caucus lists that dictate who can deliver 60-second statements or, for that matter, who can ask questions in Question Period. ()

* Canadian diplomats will trade their cables and briefing notes for signs and pickets as they step up pressure tactics in their contract dispute with the Harper government - a tactic that might soon be expanded to embassies around the world. ()

* Three new victims have come forward with sex abuse allegations against one of Canada's most notorious child abusers, the latest in a series of new charges against the man at the center of the Maple Leaf Gardens sex abuse scandal. ()