PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Aug 4

Mon Aug 4, 2014 6:46am EDT
 
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Aug 4 (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 GLOBE AND MAIL

* Ontario's new Liberal government has brokered its first deal with a major union, a bellwether for difficult labor negotiations in the months ahead. Negotiators announced on Sunday they had resolved a six-month standoff between the province and its white-collar workers in AMAPCEO - Ontario's second-largest civil servants' union. (bit.ly/1uei1s9)

* The hunt for Toronto's next police chief promises to be the most extensive the city has ever conducted and holds the possibility of placing an outsider at the helm. Toronto police services board chairman Alok Mukherjee and Mayor Rob Ford say they want someone who can keep the force's budget in line. (bit.ly/1AOnY3H)

Reports in the business section:   Continued...