PRESS DIGEST- Canada - July 21

Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:45am EDT
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July 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.


* Just past 100 days into a fresh mandate, the Quebec government is making few new friends after adopting a budget and ongoing spending and taxation reviews that promise austerity for the first half of Premier Philippe Couillard's mandate. (

* A widely respected law professor originally from Toronto has been gunned down in his Florida home, but police are saying little about the circumstances of his death other than to confirm it is being investigated as a homicide. (

Reports in the business section:

* Natural gas prices are lagging the lofty predictions of just a few months ago, skidding on cool summer weather and heaping pressure on the shares of energy producers that had been on a roll. Prices for the fuel, which surged during this year's frigid winter, are sharply lower in Canada and the United States than even month-ago levels following a string of large weekly storage injections. (   Continued...