PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Feb 13

Wed Feb 13, 2013 4:55am EST
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Feb 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Ontario's opposition Progressive Conservatives have offered up a sweeping new road map for post-secondary education, advocating teaching-only professors, higher tuition fees for "elite programs," and a "colleges first" culture aimed at getting graduates jobs.

* The chair of Toronto's public works committee has ordered a review after more than 100 "selfish" drivers delayed streetcars by parking in their paths after last week's snowfall.

Reports in the business section:

* It will take until at least 2017 before TransCanada Corp's much-vaunted plan to take oil across the country can take Alberta oil to Eastern Canada, a lengthy timeline that casts into question the role of that project in easing current pricing pain for the oil patch.   Continued...