PRESS DIGEST- Canada - June 6

Fri Jun 6, 2014 6:20am EDT
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June 6 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Police in New Brunswick confirmed early on Friday that shooting suspect Justin Bourque had been arrested. Bourque, 24, wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of three Royal Canada Mounted Police officers, was taken into custody shortly after midnight. (

* In a historic vote in the National Assembly, Quebec has become the first province in Canada to legalize doctor-assisted death as part of comprehensive end-of-life legislation. (

Reports in the business section:

* Environmentalists have launched a campaign against Oakville, Ontario-based Tim Hortons Inc, which says the company's deep-fried treats are also bad for orangutans, tigers and the rain forests. Environmentalists want the company to stop making its doughnuts with cooking oil bought from suppliers in Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea that destroy the habitats of endangered animals, to plant palm trees. (   Continued...