PRESS DIGEST-Canada-July 25

Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:12am EDT
 
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July 25 (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

* U.S.-based company Montreal, Maine & Atlantic, whose train derailed in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, regularly left loaded trains unsupervised on the main line so it could use the more secure siding as a storage space for a local manufacturer's unused rail cars. ()

* Two women who allege they were physically and sexually abused by former Vancouver Olympics Chief Executive John Furlong when he was a physical education teacher decades ago have filed lawsuits against him. ()

Reports in the business section:

* Canada's largest wireless carriers are ratcheting up their criticism of the federal government's wireless strategy, arguing that Ottawa needs to rethink both the rules for an upcoming auction of spectrum licenses and its policy on incumbents acquiring struggling start-up players. ()   Continued...