PRESS DIGEST- Canada - April 28

Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:34am EDT
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April 28 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** An election year budget that focuses on investments in research infrastructure and partnerships with industry but flatlines funding for basic science is being lamented as a lost opportunity by Canadian research advocates. (

** Barrick Gold Corp plans to sell part of its prized Chilean copper mine in a move to reduce its $13-billion (U.S.) debt burden. (

** General Motors of Canada Ltd plans to add as many as 100 engineers to its engineering centre in Oshawa, Ontario, as it beefs up research and development of green technologies and connected vehicles, sources say. (   Continued...