PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Sept 8

Thu Sep 8, 2016 7:30am EDT
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Sept 8 (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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been probing a Canadian-owned company for more than three months over its sales of armored vehicles to war-torn Libya despite a ban on military exports to that country - a review that now has been expanded to include shipments to Sudan. (

** Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is now promising to extend a ban on politicians attending fundraising events to all candidates for provincial office - not just sitting members of provincial parliament (MPPs). It is the Liberals' second pledge in as many weeks to toughen up new rules on campaign finance, and comes as the Premier tries to regain control of the issue with pressure mounting from the opposition and experts to clean up the system. (

** Quebec's securities watchdog says it has uncovered a sophisticated system of insider trading involving former Amaya Inc Chief Executive David Baazov, by which kickbacks were paid in exchange for stock tips on several impending takeovers. The deals stretch back six years - long before Amaya took over gambling behemoth PokerStars in 2014. (