Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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(Sherman-Tribute)

The children of a Toronto billionaire couple say coping with the speculation surrounding their parents' deaths has compounded their pain.

Jonathon Sherman told a memorial service attended by thousands in nearby Mississauga that he and his three sisters have been struggling with the shocking loss of their parents, philanthropists Barry and Honey Sherman.

Police have said both of them died of "ligature neck compression" and classified the deaths of the Apotex founder and his wife as suspicious.

Their son said speculation surrounding their deaths has reinforced the fact that the family has lost the glue that held them together. (The Canadian Press)

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(Ont-Helicopter-Crash)

Transportation Safety Board investigators have zeroed in on a tool bag that was being carried outside a Hydro One helicopter before it crashed in eastern Ontario, killing all four people on board.

The board says evidence suggests the tool bag struck the rear rotor of the aircraft just prior to last week's crash near Tweed.

The T-S-B told a news conference in Richmond Hill that investigators found a heavily damaged white canvas bag and the tip of a tail rotor blade more than 600 metres from the crash site.

The agency also says two of the three passengers' seatbelts were unfastened and that all three passengers "became separated" from the helicopter while it was still in the air. (The Canadian Press)

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(Windsor-Police-Chief)

Windsor's police chief is renewing his contract for another 17 months, ending the search for a new chief for the city.

Chief Al Frederick announced his retirement in September.

But the Police Service Board asked him to stay on while the nearby Town of Amherstburg explores the possibility of using Windsor's police force.

Frederick says after careful consideration with his family he will stay on to help with any needed transition. …

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