PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Sept 4

Wed Sep 4, 2013 6:20am EDT
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Sept 4 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Royal Canadian Mounted Police say a six-year-old boy found dead on a Saskatchewan reserve had head trauma and believe that a child under 12 is responsible. Staff Sergeant Larry Brost said the boy is too young to be charged under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. ()

* Ariel Castro, 53, the man who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade before one escaped has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official said. Castro was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient, located in central Ohio, JoEllen Smith, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction spokeswoman, said early Wednesday.()

Reports in the business section:

* Verizon Communications Inc may have lost interest in Canada, but the country's Big Three carriers are moving ahead with their battle to get Ottawa to rewrite its wireless policy. Instead of declaring victory, Telus Corp, BCE Inc and Rogers Communications Inc renewed their call for Ottawa to close so-called "loopholes" in its wireless rules. ()   Continued...