PRESS DIGEST-Canada-July 23

Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:56am EDT
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July 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* The federal government said it will defend its new royal succession law as the province of Quebec joins two Quebec professors who are mounting a constitutional challenge. The legal posturing, a harbinger of a potential constitutional spat, erupted as Prince William's wife, Kate, gave birth to a boy, now third in line to the British throne. ()

* The Canadian Broadcasting Corp has rejected an advertisement criticizing the influence of the Conservative government's budget bill over the public broadcaster. ()

* Developers are growing increasingly exasperated that they get little or no credit for huge contributions they make to everything from culture to parks to daycares in the Lower Mainland - contributions increasingly required by area cities. ()