PRESS DIGEST- Canada- April 16

Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:07am EDT
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April 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Calgary police allege Matthew de Grood, 22-year-old son of a senior Calgary police officer, walked into a house party full of university students raising toasts to the end of the school year, grabbed a large kitchen knife and stabbed five of them repeatedly. (

* Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will deliver a very personal eulogy for former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who died last week, that he wrote himself as he bids goodbye to the man who steered his government's finances through rough waters. (

Reports in the business section:

* On the lookout for business opportunities where rivals such as Apple Inc and Google Inc have not yet dominated, BlackBerry Ltd is making a push into health care. The Canadian smartphone maker announced on Tuesday it is purchasing a minority stake in California-based health care firm NantHealth. (   Continued...