PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Nov 21

Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:13am EST
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Nov 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.


* The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is alleging that Nigel Wright, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's former chief of staff, breached the Criminal Code for his part in an extensive Conservative operation to contain the Senate expenses scandal. ()

* The British Columbia government has announced a new action plan for patients with mental-health challenges, a response to a declaration by Vancouver's mayor and police chief that the city faces a crisis in handling people with severe, untreated mental illness. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Suncor Energy Inc, which last month approved a new multi-billion-dollar oil sands mine, plans to spend over $1 billion more in 2014 than it expects in 2013. ()   Continued...