PRESS DIGEST- Canada- April 14

Mon Apr 14, 2014 5:25am EDT
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April 14 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* In a rare exercise of power, a Senate committee is pushing back against Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government by unanimously recommending changes to the Fair Elections Act, an overhaul of electoral law that is fiercely opposed by other parties. (

* Calgary MP Rob Anders lost the Conservative Party's nomination contest for the newly created riding of Calgary Signal Hill to former Progressive Conservative MLA Ron Liepert. (

Reports in the business section:

* When the Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz leaves its key interest rate at 1 percent on Wednesday, it will be the 29th consecutive meeting that the central bank does nothing. If economists are right, the bank won't start raising rates again until the middle of next year. (   Continued...