PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Aug 21

Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:23am EDT
 
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Aug 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.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

** Many women with a form of early stage breast cancer may be receiving treatments, including radiation and mastectomy, that do not prolong their life, according to a study published on Thursday in the journal JAMA Oncology. (bit.ly/1HZnRCi)

** The "beta" testing phase is over and the Shomi video-streaming service, a joint venture of Rogers Communications Inc and Shaw Communications Inc , is now open to anyone with an Internet connection. (bit.ly/1HZodZA)

** As Ontario launches a round of public consultation on police carding, the province's largest police association is stepping up its defense of the controversial practice with a poll suggesting 40 percent of Ontarians support carding when provided with highly selective examples of the procedure. (bit.ly/1HZonA9)

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