PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Aug 1

Fri Aug 1, 2014 6:40am EDT
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Aug 1 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* China's ambassador to Canada, Luo Zhaohui, has said if Ottawa has evidence that Beijing is responsible for a cyberattack on a top Canadian research body, it should turn it over to the Chinese government.

The Canadian government this week said computers at the National Research Council were breached, and pointed to "a highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor." (

* The Canadian government has denied a request from freedom-of-expression charity, pen Canada, for auditors' guidelines on political activity, saying revealing how the Canada Revenue Agency conducts audits could hamper their work. (

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