PRESS DIGEST-Canada - July 5

Fri Jul 5, 2013 6:03am EDT
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July 5 (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 man charged in connection with a terrorist plot on Canada Day wrote increasingly vitriolic messages over the past year, including anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and violent threats in defense of Islam. Online messages by John Stewart Nuttall, who was arrested with Amanda Korody on July 1 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, appear to begin in September, 2012, and continue over the following months.()

* A memorial garden dedication takes place Sunday at the site of one of Canada's worst aviation disasters, a former farm field that for decades continued to yield bits of human remains and wreckage. On Sunday, July 5, 1970, an Air Canada Flight 621 en route from Montreal to Los Angeles crashed near Toronto's international airport just northwest of the city, killing all 100 passengers and nine crew. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Prices for cellphone services - including voice and data - have decreased since last year in Canada, a new study says. A typical package of mobile phone services - including voice, text, call display and voice mail features - has fallen by about 13 per cent year over year, said the study, commissioned by Industry Canada and the CRTC. ()   Continued...