Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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Serial killer Bruce McArthur didn't speak as victim impact statements continued yesterday in court.

Family and friends of men murdered by McArthur walked to the front of a crowded Toronto courtroom and spoke of the devastation, anger and personal struggles they experienced as a result of his crimes.

McArthur pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder -- all his victims had ties to the city's L-G-B-T-Q community.

Justice John McMahon is expected to deliver McArthur's sentence Friday. (The Canadian Press)



Some travellers through Toronto's Pearson International Airport last month may have been exposed to measles.

Public health authorities say people who were in Terminal 1 on Sunday, January 27th from 4 p-m to 8 p-m may be at risk.

Those who were near people arriving aboard Lufthansa flight L-H-470 from Frankfurt at 4:08 p-m may also have been exposed.

Also at risk are those connected to Air Canada flight A-C-834 or L-H-6829 that left Toronto at 6 p-m for Montreal. (The Canadian Press)



A Montreal man described by prosecutors as the "lead aggressor" in a vandalism spree on Hamilton's Locke Street last year has been sentenced to six months in jail.

Tyler Nadeau smiled and flashed a peace sign to supporters before a special constable led him out of the courtroom yesterday.

Last year, he pleaded guilty to two counts of mischief over five-thousand dollars for his role in the March 3rd rampage that saw dozens of masked protesters smash cars and throw rocks and eggs at shops.

After serving time, Nadeau will be placed on 12 months of probation.

He is barred from Locke Street South and from taking part in unlawful protests. (The Hamilton Spectator)



A Waterloo regional police officer charged with attempted murder has been cleared to return to work. …

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