PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Feb 26

Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:14am EST
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Feb 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.


** Ford Motor Co will add 400 new jobs in Oakville, Ontario, to assemble the redesigned Ford Edge crossover vehicle for global markets in another sign that healthy vehicle sales are boosting the auto sector in Canada. (

** Ontario is expanding funding of one of the world's most expensive drugs to cover sufferers of a life-threatening genetic disease that damages vital organs, a move that counts as a victory for patients but raises questions about how provincial governments decide which high-priced medications to pay for. (

** Bombardier Inc is banking on the C Series to carry aerospace revenue over the next two decades as its CRJ regional jets fade into history. But even as the larger - and more popular - version of the plane is about to make its maiden flight, major hurdles remain in the company's path. (