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PRESS DIGEST-Canada - May 20

May 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau is trying to contain the political damage flowing from his decision to force new Liberal Members of Parliament to vote for abortion rights, telling "troubled" supporters his party remained open to Canadians with opposing views. (r.reuters.com/quv49v)

* The Chinese military hackers accused of corporate espionage by U.S. officials on Monday are also suspected of being behind a hack of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board, U.S. cyber security experts say. (r.reuters.com/tuv49v)

Reports in the business section:

* The Canadian federal government is opening up four new trade offices in China, dedicated to serving the needs of small and medium-sized companies looking to expand their exports to Asia. (r.reuters.com/byv49v)


* New Democratic Party leader Tom Mulcair says he will make a "firm" pledge to Canadian voters in the next election not to raise their personal taxes if he becomes prime minister. (r.reuters.com/hyv49v)

* A quarter of a century after a landmark decision allowing women to serve on the front lines, the Canadian Forces are trying to slash the targets they are supposed to meet for the number of women, visible minorities and aboriginals in uniform. (r.reuters.com/kyv49v)


* Canada's big banks have a strong presence and a track record of profits in the Caribbean, but during the past few years the region's economy has taken a nosedive - and so have bank earnings. (r.reuters.com/ryv49v)

* There's a lot of talk that Canadians aren't saving enough for retirement, but pension experts complain that even when workers are offered a leg-up by employers willing to match their contributions, many of them aren't taking advantage. (r.reuters.com/tyv49v) (Compiled by Arnab Sen in Bangalore)

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