PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Jan 28

Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:43am EST
 
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Jan 28 (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

* Police across Canada have been searching the workplaces and homes of prostitutes to find victims of human trafficking. But some sex workers say the initiative, which comes a month after the Supreme Court struck down Canada's major prostitution laws, is simply an intimidation tactic meant to harass members of their profession in the absence of the ability to lay charges. ()

* At 9:10 a.m. on Jan. 27, two Russian cosmonauts drifted out of the International Space Station orbiting Earth for a space walk to install two high-tech cameras owned by a Canadian startup. The cameras cost $17 million and are capable of beaming down images and high-definition video from the Russian part of the ISS to UrtheCast, a small Vancouver company that struck a deal with the Russian space agency. ()

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