PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Sept 13

Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:01am EDT
 
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Sept 13 (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

* The review for possible errors in 3,500 computerized tomography (CT) scans and mammogram by a Toronto-area radiologist highlights a critical problem at Canadian hospitals: the lack of national oversight standards for diagnostic tests, radiologists and medical leaders say. ()

* The mayor of a small city in northern New Brunswick is using his civic blog to chronicle his and his residents' opposition to the proposed TransCanada Corp pipeline that could, if approved, see Alberta crude oil flowing through his community. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Encana Corp's new chief is looking for "radical change" in the way the company spends money, a quest to leave behind a scattershot strategy and a shift that could include selling assets and forgoing production growth. Doug Suttles, who took over as the natural gas company's chief executive in June, also broke from Encana's traditional stance, saying its dividend is under review. ()   Continued...