PRESS DIGEST- Canada - March 3

Mon Mar 3, 2014 4:47am EST
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March 3 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made a brief cameo on comedian Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscars special, even tweeting from the set: "Getting ready to walk on set @JimmyKimmelLive #robfordattheoscars #Toronto #LA," with a photo of the tuxedoed mayor standing backstage. ()

* After spending months getting over the shock of the New Democratic Party's stunning loss in the past British Columbia election, veteran MLA Mike Farnworth had to survey colleagues about what direction his future should take. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Canadian Natural Resources Ltd has been leaking bitumen to the surface at one of its oil sands sites since last May. In November, the company's president called the problem "totally solvable." Canadian Natural this week has another chance to explain to investors and analysts how much progress it has made with the troublesome leaks. ()   Continued...