May 22, 2018 / 10:51 AM / 10 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-May 22

May 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** China and Canada will exchange tax and financial information for the first time this fall, a move that will give Canadian authorities a window into the activities of some foreign-property owners who evade Canadian taxes in real estate markets such as Vancouver.

** British Columbia's controversial property tax that largely targets out-of-province owners is under new attack from a group called Canadians Against the B.C. Speculation Tax that is crowdfunding to finance a campaign against the levy, which could include a class-action lawsuit.


** The federal government's carbon tax could take a toll on Canada's fishing industry, causing its competitiveness to "degrade relative to other nations," according to an analysis from the fisheries department.

** Police in two separate jurisdictions are investigating leaks of confidential information allegedly used by Ontario Progressive Conservatives in nomination battles for the June 7 election.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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