TORONTO, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - Dr. Bert Lauwers, Deputy Chief Coroner for Investigations, today announced that a new time has been set for the inquest into the death of Daniel Pelletier, originally scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on November 17, 2009.
Mr. Pelletier, 48, died July 24, 2007, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Owen Sound. Under the Coroners Act, an inquest is mandatory when a worker dies as a result of an accident occurring at a construction project.
The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Pelletier's death and the jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
The inquest will now begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, at Council Chambers, City Hall, Second Avenue East, Owen Sound. Dr. John Carlisle will now preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Chander Chaddah will be counsel to the coroner.
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SOURCE Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
For further information: For further information: Dr. Bert Lauwers, Deputy Chief Coroner for Investigations, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (416) 314-4000