Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory for Thursday, May 7, 2015

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory for Thursday, May 7, 2015

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Ontario News Advisory


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

As of 3:30 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.



Toronto TV reporter confronts sexist hecklers


TORONTO -- A Toronto reporter who took social media by storm when she confronted a group of men shouting obscenities while she was on the job said she reached her limit after nearly a year of constant harassment.Shauna Hunt said she had not planned to question two men who began hurling sexually explicit remarks as she was covering a Toronto FC soccer game on Sunday, but the anxiety triggered by their remarks proved the last straw. PHOTO.


Canadians cut off from base by Nepal quake


UNDATED -- All Canadian Forces members deployed to earthquake-ravaged Nepal were safe and accounted for after another quake hit the country Tuesday, although one team was briefly cut off from its base after a landslide triggered by the temblor blocked its path.The latest quake to rattle the country struck midway between Kathmandu and Mount Everest, hitting an area of the Himalayan foothills the hardest, but was felt all over the Nepalese capital and surrounding region. PHOTO.


Ottawa to speed up removal of foreign criminals


TORONTO -- The federal government has introduced new legislation to speed up the process of removing foreign nationals who have committed serious crimes in Canada.Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney said the Removal of Serious Foreign Criminals Act was tabled in the House of Commons Tuesday. PHOTO.


Accused Pakistani terrorist won't testify


TORONTO _ A Pakistani man accused of plotting terror attacks in Toronto's financial district decided on Tuesday to stop testifying despite facing possible criminal sanction for doing so. …

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