Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 8:15 PM ET

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National Audio 8:15 PM ET

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NAT124 - (Ticket-Sales-Law) TORONTO. x-10s. So-called scalper bots are now banned in Ontario, after a bill enacting various measures to protect ticket buyers passed the legislature today. The legislation originally required 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 says 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 that also includes strengthening rules around home warranties, real estate practices and travel services in Ontario. …

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