PRESS DIGEST-Canada-July 19

Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:37am EDT
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July 19 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Federal officials probing the Lac-Mégantic disaster are testing the chemical composition of crude oil carried by the runaway train as they seek to answer the crucial question of what triggered the unusual and devastating explosion after the derailment. ()

* When the Supreme Court of Canada returns from its summer hiatus, it will go underground - convening for an unprecedented bunker-style session. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Canadians love to hate the country's big phone companies, a reality that Telus Corp chief executive Darren Entwistle needs to change in short order as he ramps up a campaign for what he calls a "level playing field" in a looming battle with U.S. giant Verizon Communications Inc for wireless customers. ()   Continued...