PRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 8
May 8 (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 GLOBE AND MAIL
* The chairman of Canada's largest school board directed tens of thousands of dollars intended for a Toronto elementary school to his own charity, according to confidential reviews of spending during his tenure as principal. (r.reuters.com/hen29v)
* The Prime Minister's Office advised Justice Marc Nadon that he could resign from the Federal Court of Appeal and become a member of the Quebec bar to ensure his eligibility for the Supreme Court, according to a media report. The report cited unnamed sources who said Justice Nadon was warned by the PMO about a possible problem with appointing him to fill a vacant Quebec seat at the Supreme Court. (r.reuters.com/men29v)
Reports in the business section:
* The bankruptcy of fashion retailer Boutique Jacob Inc may put landlords in the difficult position of being unable to fill the insolvent chain's 92 empty stores. U.S. retailers are more reluctant to set up shop in Canada than they were in the past five years as they start to enjoy a resurgence in business on their home turf. (r.reuters.com/ten29v) Continued...