PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 25

Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:50am EDT
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April 25 (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's government has intervened to help preserve the freshwater research station controversially shuttered by the federal government. ()

* Rescuers were clawing through the rubble to free dozens of people in Savar, Bangladesh, after the collapse of an eight-storey building that housed garment factories, some of them suppliers to Loblaw Cos' Joe Fresh and other Western brands.

The death toll rose to 175 after an overnight search, officials said on Thursday, and the toll could climb because many people are still trapped inside. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Increasing supplies will see the discount on Western Canadian heavy oil grow once again by the third-quarter of this year, says Cenovus Energy Inc, as the oil giant moves to using rail to transport oil sands crude by 2014. ()   Continued...