PRESS DIGEST-Canada-May 23

Thu May 23, 2013 6:30am EDT
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May 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* A draft report on Prince Edward Island Senator Mike Duffy's expenses clearly shows a Conservative-dominated committee removed several key sentences that would have cast him in a more negative light. A copy of the report obtained by The Globe and Mail contains 10 paragraphs, whereas the final version from the Senate internal economy committee has only seven. ()

* Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been sacked as coach of the Don Bosco Eagles and told he can forget about a football post at any school in the Toronto Catholic school board, putting an end to a volunteer effort that brought trouble and triumph to the city's beleaguered leader. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Texas-based Valero Energy Corp will invest as much as C$200 million ($193.51 million) in its Quebec refinery if Enbridge Inc proceeds with its plan to reverse its Line 9 pipeline, a project one Quebec business leader described on Wednesday as critical to the province's refining and petrochemical industry. ()   Continued...