PRESS DIGEST-Canada-June 24

Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:48am EDT
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June 24 (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 Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off the first big trade of the NHL off-season on Sunday morning, landing highly touted young netminder Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings and ending GM Dave Nonis's long hunt for depth in goal. ()

* Former Ontario education minister Laurel Broten, who was at the centre of a bitter battle with the province's teachers over wage-freeze legislation, announced her resignation from provincial politics Sunday, opening up a fourth Liberal-held seat in the legislature. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Calgary's downtown business core faces indefinite power outages and untold damage on Monday after devastating flooding made a ghost town out of the city's gleaming array of office towers. The disruption rippled through one of Canada's most vibrant economies and raised questions about the longer-term impact. ()   Continued...