PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Oct 22
Oct 22 (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 GLOBE AND MAIL
* The Prime Minister's Office intervened directly in the Senate expense affair, pressing Prince Edward Island Senator Mike Duffy into a plan to repay past expense claims and instructing him on what he should say to the media, Duffy's lawyer says. ()
* A split has emerged in Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government over a fundamental principle: the rules governing the potential breakup of Canada. The Conservatives' senior Quebec minister has declared in two media interviews that a 50-percent-plus-one vote for separation is enough for a province to secede. ()