The Ontario government wants input from the public to develop “practical solutions” for giving people a “fair shot” at buying tickets for concerts, sports and other events, says Attorney General Yasir Naqvi.
Navqi told a news conference Tuesday the government will consult fans about accessibility, affordability, transparency and enforcement, with the goal of introducing legislation in the spring.
“Ontario is home to some of the best artists, performers and athletes in the world,” he said, then listed many of the popular concert, sports and theatre events in the province.
“From the Hip to Drake and Bieber to the Jays, the Raptors, and of course, the Sens, I’m from Ottawa, to great performances like Come From Away, The Book of Mormon and The Bodyguard, we have a lot to be proud of. But we also have a real problem when it comes to fans getting a fair shot at buying…