PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Oct 5

Mon Oct 5, 2015 6:57am EDT
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Oct 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.


** Kinross Gold Corp, facing an investigation in the United States over alleged corruption at its West African mines, has portrayed itself as the victim of "noise" by contractors who failed to win bids at its massive gold mine in the Sahara Desert in Mauritania. (

** Rogers Communications Inc is preparing to roll out "gigabit" download speeds to its broadband Internet customers. The Toronto-based cable and wireless company is set to announce its plans at a midday press event on Monday and will begin offering download speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second in parts of Toronto as well as Vaughan, Markham, Richmond Hill, Ajax, Pickering and Whitby later this year. (

** Twelve countries including Canada are closing in on a sweeping deal in Atlanta that could create the world's largest trade zone - including long-prized access to the lucrative Japanese market. (   Continued...