May 21, 2018 / 10:27 AM / 2 years ago

PRESS DIGEST-Canada-May 21

May 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.


** Ontario's elections watchdog, Elections Ontario, is reviewing whether any Progressive Conservative Party candidates used stolen personal data to further their campaigns.

** Tory leader Doug Ford has dismissed calls for police to investigate Ontario's Progressive Conservatives and says he has cleaned up the party since becoming leader, despite revelations that a number of local nomination races may have been marred by electoral interference.


** Porter Airlines Inc's chief executive Robert Deluce said the company hasn't walked away from its conditional order of 30 CSeries jets from Bombardier Inc and that deposits for the aircraft are still in place, despite the fact Ottawa closed the door to allowing jets to fly from the island airport more than two years ago.

** Canada's ethics watchdog is investigating federal fisheries minister Dominic LeBlanc's decision to award a lucrative fishing license to a group in Atlantic Canada with ties to the Liberals and LeBlanc's own family. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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