May 23, 2019 / 11:42 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada- May 23

May 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from select Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government will launch a third constitutional challenge against the federal carbon tax, as his newly elected United Conservative government begins an aggressive legislative session designed to undo many of the policies of his predecessor.

** Ontario Premier Doug Ford's plan to balance the government's books depends on an additional C$6-billion in unspecified reductions, the province's financial watchdog says, while also warning that economic uncertainty could hinder efforts to tackle the deficit.


** Bill Morneau, according to a press release from the Finance Department, "welcomed" the fund's "findings that 'Canada has employed a judicious mix of policies to support inclusive growth and reduced vulnerabilities in the financial system. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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