Feb 12 The following are the top stories from
selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these
stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
* The Harper government will not resurrect its controversial
Internet surveillance bill, and will not introduce new
legislation to monitor the activities of people on the web.
* Former school trustee Liz Sandals inherited one of
Ontario's most difficult files Monday, taking on the post of
Education Minister and the ambitious task of resolving a dispute
with Ontario's teachers and restoring sports teams, clubs and
other after-school activities.
Reports in the business section:
* Genivar Inc, one of Quebec's biggest engineering
firms, uncovered "inappropriate conduct" after investigating the
company's role in financing political parties and bidding on
municipal contracts, another sign of corruption in the
province's engineering and construction industry.
* A federal report on military procurement to be released
Tuesday will recommend bidders be required to explicitly outline
how they will spur innovation and long-term economic growth in
Canada, a source familiar with the file told the National Post.
* WestJet Airlines Ltd will launch its new regional
carrier Encore in Western Canada this summer starting on June
24, the company said Monday.
* Following the grilling in London last week, outgoing Bank
of Canada governor Mark Carney may be in for a second round of
tough questioning Tuesday, this time from Canadian Ministers of