PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Feb 18

Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:33am EST
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Feb 18 (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 Liberal government plans to launch a full-scale review of the controversial temporary foreign workers program, which limits foreign workers to 10 percent of a company's work force in low-paying jobs, and prohibits employers from hiring them in regions of high unemployment. (

** Air Canada, the country's largest airline, has signed a letter of intent to buy as many as 75 of Bombardier's new C Series planes, giving the troubled Montreal-based transportation giant the first order it has landed since September, 2014. (

** Jean-Pierre Blais, chairman of Canada's telecom and broadcast regulator, is calling on the federal government to take quick action to resolve an outstanding appeal over small competitors' access to the highest-speed Internet services.(