PRESS DIGEST- Canada- April 15

Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:23am EDT
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April 15 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* IT expert Peter Faist, swept up in a criminal probe into the alleged destruction of government records, agreed to testify at a committee of the Ontario legislature via videoconference. (

* Conservative senators are recommending the Canadian government abandon plans to exempt certain fundraising calls from election spending limits, one of nine changes to the controversial Fair Elections Act recommended unanimously by a Senate committee. (

Reports in the business section:

* The hundreds of Canadians whose social insurance numbers were stolen from the Canada Revenue Agency in a Heartbleed breach likely won't find out they were hit for several days. The CRA announced Monday, following a temporary shutdown of its public online services caused by the Heartbleed Internet bug, that about 900 social insurance numbers were stolen from its computers. (   Continued...