PRESS DIGEST-Canada- March 10

Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:52am EDT
 
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March 10 (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

** The International Monetary Fund is raising red flags about Canada's housing market, warning that moves by Ottawa in recent years to tighten mortgage lending standards and boost oversight of the country's financial system haven't gone far enough. (bit.ly/1NDxg93)

** Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is crafting a plan to sell shares in Hydro One Inc, a high-stakes privatization manoeuvre that goes beyond anything her government has previously considered in its bid to raise billions of dollars to build new infrastructure. (bit.ly/1EwYuLS)

** From copper miners to the oil patch, plunging commodity prices are taking a toll on employment in Western Canada, a trend employers see persisting for at least another three months. While most Canadian companies expect relatively steady hiring in the next quarter, miners in Western Canada are more likely to cut staff, the latest Manpower Inc employment survey shows. (bit.ly/187oQGi)

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