Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario Audio 1:35 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario Audio 1:35 PM ET

Article excerpt

Ontario Audio 1:35 PM ET

--

R02 - (Ticket-Sales-Law)

TORONTO. x-10s. Scalper bots are now banned in Ontario, as a bill to enact various measures to protect ticket buyers passed today, though the ticket industry warns some parts of it may actually disadvantage fans. The legislation originally required ticket sellers to disclose both the maximum capacity for a venue and the number of tickets going on sale. But the government changed that, to now only require sellers to disclose the capacity and the distribution method of the tickets. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi explains that it would have disproportionately affected events outside larger cities.

("..or Windsor.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The provisions in a new Ticket Sales Act are contained in omnibus consumer protection legislation passed by the majority Liberal government that also includes strengthening rules around home warranties, real estate practices and travel services in Ontario. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.