PRESS DIGEST- Canada- May 28

Wed May 28, 2014 6:05am EDT
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May 28 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* A candidate in the Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race is promising to change land-use rules that have angered some rural voters. Jim Prentice told the Medicine Hat News that he would rewrite the Land Stewardship Act if he becomes premier and would be more careful about private property rights. (

* Skin cancer, one of the most preventable forms of the disease, is also one of the fastest-rising in Canada, according to a new report from the Canadian Cancer Society that notes the death rate for all cancers combined continues to fall for most age groups. (

Reports in the business section:

* Royal Bank of Canada, the country's largest mortgage lender, is offering real estate agents C$1,000 for referring five first-time home buyers, as competition among banks for first-time buyers has heated up. (   Continued...