PRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 9

Mon May 9, 2016 6:58am EDT
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May 9 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Alberta's oil sands have been spared a direct hit from the devastating wildfire that forced the shutdown of more than 1 million barrels per day of production, but it remains unclear when companies can restart operations. (

** Toronto-based insurer Manulife Financial Corp is doing away with drawing blood, testing urine and collecting other biometric data for term life insurance policies of up to C$1 million ($774,233) purchased by new customers from ages 18 to 40. (

** The Canadian tourism industry is grappling with a demographic problem that could threaten its future: Millennials are spending far more of their travel dollars outside the country than at home. (