Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory

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Ontario News Advisory



Here are afternoon coverage plans from the CP Ontario Desk. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Don't hesitate to email Ontario Senior Editor Lee-Anne Goodman at lee-anne.goodman@thecanadianpress, or to contact the Ontario Desk at or at 416-507-2159.


Twenty rescued in human trafficking sting


TORONTO _ A major investigation into human trafficking has led to the rescue earlier this month of 20 people -- some as young as 14 -- suspected of working in the sex trade as minors or against their will, police said Thursday.The investigation -- called Operation Northern Spotlight -- led to the arrest of 47 people who are now facing 135 charges, including trafficking in persons, forcible confinement, child pornography, and sexual assault with a weapon. By Liam Casey. 385 words. Moved.


'Drop the knife' jury hears at Yatim trial


TORONTO _ The sound of nine loud gunshots shattered the quiet of a Toronto courtroom Thursday as a jury heard for the first time audio of the last moments of Sammy Yatim's life.The 18-year-old was holding a small knife on an empty streetcar when, after a 50-second confrontation with police, he was shot several times. PHOTO. 650 words. By Diana Mehta. Moved.


Three arrested in fraud scheme: police


TORONTO _ Three people have been arrested in connection with what police are calling an international fraud and money-laundering scheme allegedly run by a secretive, violent Nigerian organization with affiliates around the world.Police say one of the alleged victims of the scheme is a 63-year-old Toronto woman who was defrauded of $609,000 over the course of three months in 2014. 167 words. Moved.


Justin Trudeau's note fetches over $12,000


TORONTO _ A note that referenced the past while predicting the future has been sold for more than $12,000. …

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