PRESS DIGEST- Canada- April 23

Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:22am EDT
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April 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* A Calgary judge has ordered the suspect in the city's worst mass killing to undergo a 30-day psychological assessment to determine if he is fit to stand trial for the stabbings that cut short five lives at an end-of-school celebration. (

* Canada's food safety system is being pushed beyond its limits, warns the union representing federal food inspectors, which singles out Vancouver-area consumers as potentially the most at risk. (

Reports in the business section:

* Canada's middle class appears to be the richest in a new study of incomes in several big countries. The in-depth report which looks at about 20 nations, indicates that Canadians have bumped Americans out of the top spot they have long held. (   Continued...