PRESS DIGEST- Canada - April 25

Fri Apr 25, 2014 6:02am EDT
 
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April 25 (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

* Canadian Employment Minister Jason Kenney has put an immediate moratorium on allowing restaurants to hire temporary foreign workers after a series of abuse allegations. (r.reuters.com/pes78v)

* The Conservatives and Liberals are tied in the national vote for the first time in months, as Canadians appear unmoved by the controversy whirling around the government's elections bill, a new poll has found. (r.reuters.com/res78v)

Reports in the business section:

* Oil producers in Canada and the United States could see their plans for aggressive expansion of crude-by-rail short-circuited if American regulators follow Ottawa's lead and force the industry to retire or retrofit tank cars built before 2011. (r.reuters.com/zes78v)   Continued...