PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Aug 20

Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:47am EDT
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Aug 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Stephen Harper is hitting the reset button on Parliament, delaying a reopening of the Commons until October as he continues a pre-election overhaul of his government after nearly eight years in power. ()

* Ontario has become the first province in the country to screen all newborns for a rare and often fatal condition that robs the body of its ability to fight infection. ()

* A new survey of employers suggests Canadian salaries will be going up next year, but perhaps not by as much as this year. The Hay Group survey found Canadian employees can expect a salary boost of 2.6 per cent in 2014, down from this year's projection of 2.9 per cent. ()