PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Feb 6

Fri Feb 6, 2015 6:20am EST
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Feb 6 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Police believe two Liberal operatives, including one of Premier Kathleen Wynne's top aides, broke the law by offering a former candidate a government job in exchange for dropping out of the Sudbury by-election race. (

** Canadian universities have used the temporary foreign worker program to recruit for about a quarter of their new permanent jobs over the last five years. Schools are urging the government to relax new rules that they say are hurting their ability to recruit internationally. (

** Ontario's First Nations leaders are demanding the National Energy Board halt its review of TransCanada Corp's Energy East project until they can be properly consulted. In a letter to Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford, Ontario regional chief Stan Beardy said First Nations have "grave concern" about the NEB process, saying the board has been inaccessible and unwilling to share information with them. (   Continued...