PRESS DIGEST-Canada - June 13

Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:33am EDT
 
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June 13 (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

* The chair of a parliamentary anti-terrorism committee says he was unaware of a federal spying program that allows for the collection of Canadians' data trails. ()

* Senator Mac Harb has been ordered to repay more than C$230,000 ($225,900) in expenses he claimed to the Senate during the past eight years, according to the Senator in charge of a series of expense audits. ()

* The Alberta government has taken the extraordinary step of firing the health superboard that makes day-to-day decisions regarding operations at the province's hospitals and clinics after board members refused, even when asked by the health minister, to revoke executive bonuses. ()   Continued...