PRESS DIGEST – Canada – July 9

July 9 (BestGrowthStock) – The following are top stories from
selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these
stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


– British Columbia is joining Ontario in cracking down on
the rising cost of generic prescription drugs.

– Canadian TV icon Lloyd Robertson is calling it a day. The
chief anchor and senior editor of CTV News with Lloyd Robertson
announced his retirement at the end of last night’s newscast.


– Unionized workers at the former Inco nickel mines in
Ontario will be back on the job within weeks after approving a
new labour contract and ending one of the longest strikes in
Canadian history.

– Investors and research analysts offered timid praise for
Cott Corp (BCB.TO: ), a day after the Mississauga-based soft
drink maker announced it snapped up privately owned juice maker
Cliffstar Corp in a $500-million bid for diversification.


– Senator Doug Finley, the Prime Minister’s campaign chief,
threatened a fall election on Thursday after Liberals stripped
a few measures from the government’s 900-page omnibus budget

– The Ontario Provincial Police have vowed to track down a
Canadian extremist who has been charged with promoting
genocide, even as the Bangladesh-based fugitive continues to
advocate for the “extermination” of Jews on his website.


– One of the nation’s longest mining labour disputes came
to an end Thursday evening when the union representing
approximately 3,000 workers at Vale’s Ontario operations
ratified a contract offer from the Canadian managers of the
Brazilian company.

PRESS DIGEST – Canada – July 9