PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Jan 16
Jan 16 (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
* Kinross Gold Corp, dogged by protests and controversy after dismissing nearly 300 workers at its Mauritania gold mine, insisted that the layoffs will help safeguard its future at one of its highest-cost operations. ()
* Ottawa and the provinces are inching toward a deal on the Canada Job Grant as provincial labor ministers plan to talk on Friday about the latest offer from the federal government. ()
Reports in the business section:
* Sears Canada Inc, controlled by Sears Holdings Corp, is cutting another 1,628 jobs after having reduced its workforce last year by almost the same number as the retailer tries to bolster its struggling operations. () Continued...