PRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 4

Mon May 4, 2015 7:04am EDT
 
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May 4 (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

** Canadians strongly support the Conservative government's move to raise the contribution limits for Tax Free Savings Accounts, but expanding the Canada Pension Plan would be an even more popular move, a new Nanos survey conducted for the Globe and Mail reveals. (bit.ly/1AztqFo)

** Canadian military aircraft bound for Nepal had to stop flying into the earthquake-stricken country after Kathmandu closed its airport to heavy planes, out of fears that its runway was damaged by tremors. (bit.ly/1dHB0bX)

** Manulife, Canada's largest life insurer, is looking to wearable fitness trackers, data collection and an enticing rewards program to boost sluggish sales and connect with customers in a radical new way. (bit.ly/1E8ZjFf)

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