The Canadian Press

2014-10-15 | Elliot Lake Inquiry

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A judicial inquiry concluded decades of incompetence, neglect, greed and dishonesty by a succession of owners, engineers and municipal officials led to the deadly cave-in at the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake, Ontario, in 2012. Two women were killed when part of the rooftop garage collapsed after decades of rust-causing water and salt penetration. Seventy-one recommendations were made to avoid a similar tragedy. Commissioner Paul Belanger said the mall's designers, builders, owners and municipal officials displayed failings.

Date: 2014-10-15
Placeline: ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << although it was rust that defeated the structure of the album all the real story behind the collapse is one of human knot material failure >>