PRESS DIGEST-Canada - Oct 24

Fri Oct 24, 2014 5:49am EDT
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Oct 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Chinese authorities have subjected two detained Canadians, Kevin and Julia Garratt, who have now been held by China's State Security Bureau for 81 days, to intensive questioning while refusing their access to legal counsel, raising fears about what the couple might be pressured into admitting. (

** Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commissioner Bob Paulson, the nation's top police officer, says the job of keeping tabs on Canadian extremists was draining police budgets, violence had become almost impossible to foresee and police needed tools to react "decisively, quickly, preventatively." (

** Rogers Communications Inc Chief Executive Guy Laurence is striking a new aggressive tone, directly calling out his competitors as he strives to convince investors his strategy to turn around the fortunes of the wireless, cable and media company is on the right track. (