PRESS DIGEST- Canada- March 26

Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:27am EDT
 
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March 26 (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 National Railway Co head Claude Mongeau saw his bonus capped in 2014 because of a "deterioration" in the company's safety record. Mongeau, chief executive of Montreal-based CN, was paid a total of C$9.3 million ($7.49 million) last year, a 14 percent increase, but saw a portion of his eligible bonus reduced because of what the board of directors said was a rise in derailments and employee injuries. (bit.ly/1NbKgSg)

** Ottawa's delay in staking out a position on a new Beijing-led infrastructure bank is raising questions about the Conservative government's strategy toward China at a time when relations between the two countries appear to be improving. (bit.ly/1FWuOai)

** Federal Conservatives have circled July 20 as the date Ottawa will deposit hundreds of dollars into the bank accounts of Canadian parents, a sudden windfall that will come just three months before election day. (bit.ly/1OAfYdr)

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