PRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 27

Wed May 27, 2015 6:39am EDT
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May 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.


** Air Canada says the funding of its pension plan has improved enough that it can opt out of a pension agreement with the federal government - a move that allows it to pay dividends and buy back shares. (

** U.S.-based Kinder Morgan is proposing an increase of roughly 8 percent to fees paid by oil company shippers to bolster the industry's ability to respond to a large marine oil spill, according to documents filed with regulators. (

** The Canadian government is refusing to make public the assessments it conducts to determine whether Ottawa's C$15 billion ($12.05 billion) arms deal with Saudi Arabia is compatible with foreign policy or poses a risk to the civilian population in a country notorious for abuse of human rights. (