PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Jan 15

Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:25am EST
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Jan 15 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Canada appeared to be one step closer to boycotting this year's Commonwealth leaders' summit as Prime Minister Stephen Harper bluntly called on the Sri Lankan government to reinstate the country's fired chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake. ()

* The campaign to choose a successor to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty is expected to split into two camps in the run up to the leadership convention, as the candidates step up their efforts to woo delegates and more clearly articulate how they would govern. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Three former top executives of Nortel Networks Corp were found not guilty of fraud, closing a key chapter in a financial scandal that helped bring down the once-mighty telecommunications giant.   Continued...