PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Aug 27

Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:55am EDT
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Aug 27 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** Royal Bank of Canada Chief Executive Dave McKay is painting a relatively upbeat picture for both his bank and the broader economy, even as concern grows about the health of Canada's energy sector and its potential impact on loans. (

** The average Canadian family now spends more money on taxes than on food, clothing and shelter, according to a report by the Vancouver-based think tank Fraser Institute. (

** Sales of milk in Canada fell in June by more than 3 percent from the same month a year earlier, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday, marking the eighth consecutive monthly decline of what was once a staple of the Canadian diet. (   Continued...