April 20, 2015 / 12:52 PM / 3 years ago

PRESS DIGEST-Canada-April 20

April 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Federal officials dismiss as “hypothetical” the notion that selecting an SNC-Lavalin Group Inc led consortium to rebuild and operate Montreal’s Champlain Bridge might endanger the massive project.

** Ontario is expected to make history soon by becoming the first jurisdiction in Canada to ban menthol-flavoured tobacco products.

** The federal government’s former top civil servant, Wayne Wouters, is joining McCarthy Tetrault LLP as a part-time strategic and policy adviser, the firm is to announce on Monday.


** Deputy chief Mark Saunders has reportedly been chosen to become Toronto's first black police chief. Several media reports say the official announcement is expected Monday. (bit.ly/1H7uebS) (Compiled by Zara Mascarenhas in Bengaluru)

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