PRESS DIGEST- Canada- April 24

Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:25am EDT
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April 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Canada's Conservative government is launching a national discussion of proposed new pension plans that share the investment risk between employers and employees. (

* No damage was reported after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouver Island on Wednesday night. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the epicentre was about 94 kilometres south of Port Hardy and struck at a depth of 11 kilometres. (

Reports in the business section:

* McDonald's Canada has suspended further use of the temporary foreign worker program after criticism that several franchises at the fast-food chain were favouring foreign workers over seemingly qualified Canadian applicants. (   Continued...