May 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
** Hybrid and electric vehicles should generate billions of dollars in revenue for Linamar Corp, chief executive officer Linda Hasenfratz says. (tgam.ca/2pTxUrU)
** Despite widespread attention paid to the opioid crisis, the number of prescriptions filled for the powerful painkillers and the number of people taking them have continued to rise in Ontario, a new report says. (tgam.ca/2pVZwfm)
** British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is leaving the door open to electoral reform – one of the Green Party's "deal breakers" to secure its support in a potential minority legislature. (tgam.ca/2pVxFf6)
** Postmedia Network Canada Corp, Canada's largest newspaper company, has appointed Janet Ecker, a former Ontario finance minister and advocate for Toronto's financial services industry, to its board of directors. (bit.ly/2pTqEMU)
** Pieridae Energy is looking for more deals after going public through a reverse takeover of Quebec City's Petrolia Inc . (bit.ly/2rpLiV8)
Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom