PRESS DIGEST- Canada-April 30

Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:13am EDT
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April 30 (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 Ontario budget is likely to increase taxes on tobacco, aviation fuel and high-income earners, according to a document provided to The Canadian Press by a source outside the Liberal government. The document says the Liberals will phase in a 4 cent per-litre tax hike on aviation fuel over four years, restrict tax credits for large corporations and stop construction companies from claiming fuel tax exemption. (

Reports in the business section:

** Twitter Inc is finding it hard to deliver on its promise to become a technology company with mass appeal. Over the first quarter, the number of active users grew to 255 million, expanding 5.8 percent. That's an improvement over the growth rate in the previous quarter, but it's still not fast enough to please investors. (

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