Elliot Lake Inquiry

On June 23, 2012, the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake collapsed.  On July 19, 2012 the Ontario Government established the Elliot Lake Inquiry under the Public Inquiries Act, 2009.

The mandate of the Inquiry is to inquire into and report on events surrounding the collapse.

Under the leadership of Honourable Paul R. Bélanger, Commissioner, the Commission is to review relevant legislation, regulations and bylaws, policies processes and procedures of provincial and municipal governments and other parties with respect to the structural integrity of the Algo Centre Mall and the emergency management and response.

The Commission is to make recommendations to prevent such occurrences in the future.

Further information on the Inquiry is available at www.elliotlakeinquiry.ca.

 Resolution of the Corporation of the City of Elliot Lake
RE: Public and Media Relations Policy - The Elliot Lake Inquiry

Opening Statement - J. Paul Cassan, Wishart Law Firm, Counsel to the City of Elliot Lake

 

Elliot Lake Inquiry - FAQ

What is the Inquiry and what is it looking in to?

According to the Inquiry website, www.elliotlakeinquiry.ca, the Elliot Lake Inquiry was established on July 19, 2012 by the Government of Ontario under the Public Inquiries Act, 2009. Its mandate is to inquire into and report on events surrounding the collapse on June 23, 2012, of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake, the deaths of Lucie Aylwin and Doloris Perizzolo and the injuries to other individuals as well as the emergency management and response.

Furthermore, the Commission is to review relevant legislation, regulations and bylaws, policies processes and procedures of provincial and municipal governments and other parties with respect to the structural integrity of the Algo Centre Mall and the emergency management and response. The Commission is to make recommendations to prevent such occurrences in the future.

Is the City participating in the Inquiry?

The City is participating in all aspects of the Inquiry.  Commissioner Belanger found that the City had a direct interest in all aspects of the inquiry and granted the City full standing in the inquiry.

Where is the latest information on the Inquiry?

The latest information on the City's participation is at www.cityofelliotlake.com and the latest information on the Inquiry is at www.elliotlakeinquiry.ca.

 

Elliot Lake Inquiry - Press Release

June 11, 2013

April 29, 2013

March 1, 2013