PRESS DIGEST-Canada - June 12

Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:23am EDT
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June 12 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* The Canadian Soccer Association has suspended the Quebec Soccer Federation over its decision this month to uphold a ban on turbans and other Sikh religious headgear, a conflict that now risks dragging thousands of children who play organized soccer into the controversy. ()

* Councillor Jaye Robinson, who was turfed out by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford from his executive this week, wants to get a few things on the record: She was warned there would be "consequences" for speaking to the media about the mayor's personal problems and she has no regrets about what she has done. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Encana Corp has turned to an outsider to lead it for the first time, hiring former BP Plc executive Doug Suttles, and giving him up to two years to turn around the struggling business. ()   Continued...