Police have laid criminal negligence charges against a professional engineer in relation to the Elliot Lake mall collapse in June 2012.
The charges against professional engineer Robert Wood are two counts of criminal...more
A $200,000.00 fine was “manifestly unfit”, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled, in raising Metron Construction’s fine to $750,000 for criminal negligence after four workers died on Christmas Eve, 2009. The $200,000 fine...more
A crane rental company has been convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined, after criminal negligence charges against it were withdrawn....more
A B.C. ship’s navigator has been sentenced to four years after he was convicted of criminal negligence causing death for dereliction of duty leading to his ship colliding with an island....more
This case is of the “you thought you had heard everything” variety. An Ontario man has been found guilty under the Criminal Code of dangerous operation of a farm tractor, and his appeal has been dismissed....more
A supervisor’s violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act can ground a criminal negligence charge against him, an Ontario preliminary inquiry judge has decided, sending the criminal charges to trial. We reported on...more
The CBC is reporting that the criminal negligence trial of Karl Lilgert, Navigation Officer of the ferry, Queen of the North, has commenced in Vancouver....more