PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Feb 21

Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:17am EST
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Feb 21 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Former Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan has taken a major step towards a possible political comeback. Sullivan won the British Columbia Liberal nomination in Vancouver-False Creek, a riding that covers most of downtown Vancouver, setting the stage for his candidacy in the May 14 provincial election.

* Health officials are investigating another massive cross-country beef recall after frozen burgers sold by Canada Safeway Ltd. tested positive for E. coli bacteria.

Reports in the business section:

* A Russian leasing company has agreed to purchase up to 42 Bombardier Inc C-Series aircraft in a potential $3.42-billion deal, the aircraft manufacturer said on Wednesday.   Continued...