Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory for Friday, April 10, 2015

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory for Friday, April 10, 2015

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Ontario News Advisory


Friday, April 10, 2015

As of 4 p.m.

Here are the latest Ontario News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change. Contact the Ontario Desk at 416-507-2159.



Drivers overpaying for auto insurance: study


TORONTO -- Ontario drivers may have overpaid billions of dollars in insurance because a profit benchmark for the industry is set way too high by Ontario's regulator, a new study has found. Consumers likely overpaid by $3 to $4 billion between 2001 and 2013 -- $840 million in 2013 alone -- according to the Schulich School of Business study commissioned by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.


Man Tasered by police at Pearson Airport


TORONTO -- A man who was shocked with a Taser after trying to force his way on board a plane at Canada's largest airport is not currently facing criminal charges, police said on Friday. A video capturing part of the incident at Toronto's Pearson International Airport depicts Peel Regional Police using a Taser to subdue the unidentified man after he refuses to put down the briefcase he was carrying. PHOTO. AUDIO.



Toronto church won't let pianist perform


TORONTO -- A Ukrainian-born pianist barred from performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra who wanted to perform at a north Toronto church tonight won't be permitted to play there. Valentina Lisitsa tweeted on Thursday that she would give a free concert at Lawrence Park Community Church on Friday and that everyone was welcome. PHOTO.


Pan Am store officially opens in Toronto


TORONTO -- While athletes headed to this summer's Pan Am Games hope to take home a medal, shoppers at Toronto's Eaton Centre are setting their sights on more attainable mementoes: shirts, mugs and other Games souvenirs. The first official Pan Am merchandise store opened at the shopping mall Friday, drawing a small crowd of fans and curious passersby. PHOTO.



Sentences in Via terror plot likely in July


TORONTO -- Two men found guilty of eight terrorism charges after being accused of plotting to derail a train between Canada and the U. …

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