PRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 15

Thu May 15, 2014 5:52am EDT
 
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May 15 (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

* The Conservative government is preparing to keep Canadian warplanes on a NATO mission in Romania for another three months and possibly until late 2014. The government has declined to give Canadians a timeline for its new military commitment to NATO's reassurance mission in Europe. (r.reuters.com/dux39v)

* A report by the City of Vancouver says Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline pitch falls short on details. Among the gaps, it says Vancouver Coastal Health cannot fully assess Kinder Morgan's claims that there are minimal health risks because the company has not provided assessment reports. (r.reuters.com/fux39v)

Reports in the business section:

* Edmonton-born Greg Abel, who serves as one of Warren Buffett's chief lieutenants, is making a big bet on the economic potential of Alberta, amid speculation that he might one day succeed the famed investor at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc . (r.reuters.com/jux39v)   Continued...