PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Oct 11

Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:18am EDT
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Oct 11 (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 head of Ontario's horse racing regulator has stepped down on the eve of a major restructuring of the industry and the unveiling of a new formula for how public money is funneled to tracks. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will release the new blueprint on Friday at the Grand River Raceway north of Guelph, Ontario. ()

* Rogers Communications Inc said a software glitch created a big spike in "signaling traffic" that caused one of the worst wireless network outages in the company's history. Canada's largest wireless carrier determined that root cause on Thursday roughly 18 hours after implementing a fix that restored voice and text services for customers across the country. ()

Reports in the business section:

* BlackBerry Ltd's co-founders say they may launch a takeover bid for the beleaguered smartphone maker, intensifying a battle over whether the company survives as a stand-alone entity or is carved into pieces. ()   Continued...