PRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 23

Fri May 23, 2014 5:37am EDT
 
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May 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.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

* The United States has implemented limits on emissions from the oil and gas sector that are "significant" and "comparable" to those the Canadian government is considering, says a newly released Environment Canada memo, one that contradicts Prime Minister Stephen Harper's assertion that Canada is waiting for the U.S. regulations before it acts. (r.reuters.com/pes59v)

* The Conservative Party of Canada has postponed a bitter nomination battle in a Toronto-area riding, saying it needs time to sort out complaints of fraud and robocalls in the riding. (r.reuters.com/qes59v)

Reports in the business section:

* Russia is weighing whether it should end its $3.4 billion deal with Bombardier Inc to buy Q400 turboprop planes to be built in a new assembly plant in Russia, the country's industry minister said. (r.reuters.com/tes59v)   Continued...