April 8, 2020 / 11:34 AM / 2 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada- April 8

April 8 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Canadian airline customers whose travel plans are upended by the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions can get credits from the carriers, but have no right to a refund, according to changes made by the federal government. tgam.ca/3e79oNp

** Tim Hortons parent company Restaurant Brands International Inc has decided it will not apply for the government's 75% wage subsidy for any of its corporate staff, saying that big businesses are not the best focus for the funding. tgam.ca/2V5iBNy

** Toronto is recalling more than 60,000 faulty surgical masks, made in China and provided to staff at long-term care facilities, and is investigating whether caregivers were exposed to COVID-19 while wearing the equipment. tgam.ca/2x3xick


** Ontario's Ministry of the Attorney General has drafted a proposal seeking an emergency order to allow cannabis retailers in the province to offer delivery services or curbside pickup services to customers. bit.ly/2VpV7Dl

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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