PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Feb 22

Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:12am EST
 
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Feb 22 (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

** Fentanyl has become the leading cause of opioid deaths in Ontario for the first time since Canada's prescription painkiller crisis began more than a decade ago, preliminary figures from Ontario's Office of the Chief Coroner show. (bit.ly/1XHGkgU)

** The federal government wants to improve the accuracy of its no-fly list and curb "false positives" by adding addresses, birth dates and social-insurance numbers to the security data it shares with airlines. Ottawa has been stung by a spate of complaints in recent months from airline passengers who have faced problems boarding flights because their names match those of people on the list. (bit.ly/1XHGll4)

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