Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The investigation into a fatal industrial accident yesterday afternoon remains in the early stages. Matt Blajer of the Ministry of Labour says a worker was killed after he was run over by a dump truck that was backing up at a construction site. He says the worker was employed by L-T-L Contracting. Blajer says there are at least two inspectors at the scene of the accident at Oliver Road and Golf Links Road.
The remote Northern First Nation of Attawapiskat is going back to co-management status. The Federal Government says its pulling the third-party manager who had been handling the finances of the troubled reserve. The Aboriginal Affairs office says Jacques Marion is being withdrawn because of progress in reserve management. A transition of power will take place over the next two weeks.