PRESS DIGEST- Canada-May 20

Fri May 20, 2016 6:55am EDT
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May 20 (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 National Energy Board of Canada has conditionally recommended the C$6.8-billion ($5.19 billion) Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, a controversial ruling praised by industry and panned by environmentalists.(

** Bombardier Inc is lightening the workload on its passenger rail-car plant in Thunder Bay in an attempt to speed up delivery on a problem-plagued contract for new streetcars in Toronto. The company confirmed on Thursday that it will shift production on one of four contracts the plant is currently executing to another facility in Kingston. (

** Two Canadians were among 66 passengers and crew killed when a Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight crashed into the eastern Mediterranean early Thursday on an overnight flight from Paris. (   Continued...