PRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 14

Wed May 14, 2014 6:17am EDT
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May 14 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Canada's House of Commons passed the divisive Fair Elections Act by a vote of 146 to 123, despite ongoing calls for changes. The new law will boost ID requirements on voting day and place limits on what Elections Canada can do publicly. (

* A conflict-of-interest probe involving Rob Ford should continue even if the mayor is not at City Hall, say two veteran members of city council. Integrity commissioner Janet Leiper suspended her investigation of the mayor this month after Ford took a leave to seek help for alcohol abuse. (

Reports in the business section:

* BlackBerry Ltd launched a low-cost touchscreen device in Jakarta, the Z3, as the embattled smartphone-maker looks to revive sales in emerging markets like Indonesia. The handset is the first in a line of devices being made with FIH Mobile Ltd, a unit of the giant Taiwanese Foxconn Technology Group. (   Continued...