PRESS DIGEST- Canada - June 5

Thu Jun 5, 2014 6:32am EDT
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June 5 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Heavily armed Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers searched through the night for a gunman suspected of killing three mounted police personnel and wounding two others in Moncton, New Brunswick, as police asked residents in a large section of the city to stay indoors. (

* Toronto Mayor Rob Ford breached public trust when he and his brother, Councillor Doug Ford, helped a prominent printing firm lobby city staff for contracts without disclosing that the Ford family label company was also trying to do business with the printing firm, said Mr. Ford's two main rivals in the municipal election. (

Reports in the business section:

* May appears to have been a relatively strong month for Canadian housing sales, based on preliminary data released by local real estate boards. Many banks had mortgage promotions during the month in an effort to lure home buyers off the sidelines as unusually frigid weather kept activity down in the early months of the year. (   Continued...