PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Oct 24

Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:47am EDT
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Oct 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.


* John Sculley, the former Apple Inc chief executive who famously clashed with Steve Jobs, is exploring a bid for beleaguered BlackBerry Ltd with Canadian partners, sources have told The Globe and Mail. ()

* Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper went on the offensive in the Senate expense-claims scandal, trying to diminish the impact of Senator Mike Duffy's allegations that the Prime Minister's Office threatened him with expulsion from the Red Chamber if he didn't repay questionable claims. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Telus Corp is buying urban-focused wireless upstart Public Mobile for an undisclosed price, eliminating an independent player that had struggled to attract a critical mass of customers. ()   Continued...