PRESS DIGEST-Canada-June 4

Tue Jun 4, 2013 6:35am EDT
 
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June 4 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

* Amid the ongoing Senate expense scandal, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government has largely shot down a move by one of its own back-benchers to publicly reveal the salaries and expenses of many top federal bureaucrats. ()

* The Quebec Soccer Federation says if Sikh kids want to play soccer while wearing a turban there's an easy solution: they can play in their own yard. The federation held a teleconference on Monday to explain its weekend decision to uphold a ban on turbans that is unique in the country. ()

* Provincial civil servants have drawn up a list of new fees and levies to help raise money for Queen's Park, including bringing back photo radar, making prison inmates pay rent during their incarceration and adding a 75-cent surcharge to monthly phone bills. ()

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