PRESS DIGEST-Canada – March 17 – Reuters

March 17 The following are the top stories from
selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these
stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Tim Hortons Inc’s top executives are setting up internal
reviews of key franchisee grievances in a bid to quell
discontent stemming from heavy corporate cost-cutting that some
restaurant owners say harms the brand.

** The Alberta government expects to more than double its
debt over the next three years and run deficits for six years,
all while counting on rising oil prices and unbuilt pipelines to
rescue the province’s finances.

** The Conservative Party is investigating allegations of
what leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary is calling massive voter
fraud by at least one of his leadership challengers.


** Canada Goose Holdings Inc, known for its C$900
parkas with coyote fur-lined hoods, saw its share price open at
C$23.86 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, almost 40 per cent higher
than the initial offering price of C$17.

** Quebecor Inc’s price target got a boost from
analysts at numerous banks after the communications and media
company posted strong results on Wednesday.

(Compiled by Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru)

PRESS DIGEST-Canada – March 17 – Reuters