June 10, 2013 / 10:23 AM / 4 years ago

PRESS DIGEST-Canada-June 10

June 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.


* A federal committee developing proposals to get more women on boards of directors must draft “action-oriented” recommendations and not produce a lengthy report on an issue that has already been studied for years, says Status of Women Minister Rona Ambrose. ()

* Ontario’s energy regulator will have to reconsider a bid by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to hike the price of electricity. OPG, the government-owned company that produces most of the province’s power, proposed a 6.5 percent increase in rates in 2010. ()

Reports in the business section:

* The Montreal-based travel tour operator Transat A.T. Inc appears to be doing all the right things in its efforts to take on fierce competition in a tight leisure travel market. The company has cut office staff positions, restructured its fleet of planes and scaled back capacity, among other moves. ()


* Former Conservative Member of Parliament Brent Rathgeber said he looks forward to being able to hold cabinet ministers to account in a way he never could before he quit the caucus. ()


* Canada’s bid to find new markets for its oil and natural gas inched forward Friday as British Columbia unveiled a new natural gas-focused ministry and New Brunswick deepened support for a plan to pipe Alberta crude east. ()

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