PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Feb 11

Tue Feb 11, 2014 4:52am EST
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Feb 11 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* A new strain of computer malware infecting payment card terminals in restaurant and gas station has compromised nearly 700 credit cards in Canada, a computer security firm says. ()

* The Conservative government is scrapping Canada's decades-old immigrant investor program in the 2014 budget, ending a path to citizenship that has been criticized for allowing foreigners to buy their way into this country without generating sufficient long-term benefit. ()

Reports in the business section:

* A wide array of manufacturing groups and companies is urging the federal government to reach a free-trade agreement with South Korea, warning that Canada is being beaten by rivals in the race to do business with the fast-growing country. ()   Continued...