PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Nov 18

Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:27am EST
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Nov 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* In a historic showdown, Rob Ford faces formal repudiation from Toronto city council, which will vote on Monday on a motion stripping him of virtually all of his powers as mayor, after three tumultuous weeks of disclosures over his use of crack cocaine and alcohol. ()

* A line of severe storms swept across southern and eastern Ontario Sunday night, bringing heavy rain and winds gusting to 90-kilometres an hour. ()

Reports in the business section:

* On two week-long trips to Australia in the past month, the CEO and vice-chairman of Saputo Inc has travelled hundreds of kilometres in the state of Victoria to meet with dairy farmers who own shares of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Co. ()   Continued...