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PRESS DIGEST-Canada - March 17

· 03/17/2021 06:38
PRESS DIGEST-Canada - March 17

- The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** The Canadian government is counting on U.S.President Joe Biden's proposed reset of U.S.-China relations to open the door for the release of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, according to senior federal officials. https://tgam.ca/3bUyobZ

** Rogers Communications Inc RCIb.TO would get the means to accelerate the build-out of its 5G wireless network through its acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc SJRb.TO https://tgam.ca/30R4leO

** Medicago Inc has launched a large-scale study to test its COVID-19 vaccine – a major step for the Quebec-based biopharmaceutical company that is aiming to play a role in curbing the coronavirus pandemic, even as other vaccines roll out in Canada and around the world. https://tgam.ca/30QoBgv

(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)