PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Jan 28
Jan 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.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
** Canada's big banks reduced their prime lending rates in the wake of the Bank of Canada's unexpected move last week, but stopped short of matching the central bank's quarter-percentage-point cut in a bid to protect profits. (bit.ly/15KHKRZ)
** Tim Hortons Inc is letting go an unspecified number of employees at its corporate offices as it prepares for a new era under the new ownership of fast-food chain Burger King . (bit.ly/15NStLk)
** The Manitoba government says it will revamp its child welfare system and introduce new legislation that will strengthen the Office of the Children's Advocate, a move that comes six months after Tina Fontaine's high-profile death in care and a decade after the province failed to protect an aboriginal girl who was ultimately murdered. (bit.ly/1zajeEp)