PRESS DIGEST- Canada- March 19

Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:33am EDT
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March 19 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** U.S. discounter Target Corp will reap some benefits from its troubled foray into Canada that has left angry creditors with hundreds of millions of dollars of debts. The retailer, whose Canadian division filed for bankruptcy protection on Jan. 15, will collect a $1.6 billion tax break in the United States as a result of its move to retreat from this country, according to a new filing. (

** The University of Toronto has reached a tentative agreement with its 6,000 teaching assistants, that if approved, comes just in time for the rush of essays and exams at the end of term. Terms of the University of Toronto agreement will not be released until union members have seen and voted on its details. (

** Tribute to Liberty, the charity behind the campaign to erect a monument to the victims of communism has declared zero political activity in its five-year history, even though it originally told the Canada Revenue Agency some of its work would be political. (