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Ontario 2017 – R. v. Detour Gold Corporation Copy

2017

Fatal accident

    • Because there was no antidote onsite at the workplace, a mechanic died of cyanide poisoning.

  • Plea

    • Detour Gold Corp. pled guilty to the charge of criminal negligence causing death.


    Verdict

    • Fine of $1.4 million.
    • Victim fine surcharge of 30%.
    • Compensation of $805,000 for the deceased’s family.

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