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Feb 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.


* The Conservative government is overhauling the rules that govern how Canadians vote and run for office by cracking down on rogue robocalls that have embarrassed the Tories and increasing by 25 percent the maximum allowable contributions to parties. ()

* The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has laid criminal charges as part of its probe into senators' expenses, ensuring the controversy over the conduct of Canada's unappointed legislators will continue for months to come. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd, Canada's two largest airlines, are raising fares to make up for a lower Canadian dollar, in one of the first tangible signs that a falling currency is adding costs to business. ()   Continued...