The Ontario Ministry of Labour has laid charges against the City of Greater Sudbury and Interpaving Ltd. in the death of a pedestrian in September, 2015.
The charges come as the one-year anniversary of the death of 58-yearold Cecile Paquette approaches. She was killed last year at the corner of Elgin and Beech streets and her family is suing the city, Interpaving Ltd., and the driver of a road grader for $2 million.
The accident cost Paquette her life, and Interpaving was barred from bid ding on road work contracts in the City of Greater Sudbury.
"Leading up to the one-year anniversary of the fatal incident on Elgin Street, we offer our sincere condolences to the friends and family of the woman who lost her life," said a statement from the city.
"The City of Greater Sudbury will be vigorously defending the charges laid by the Ministry of Labour stemming from the Sept. 30, 2015 incident." Interpaving is charged with not providing signallers for the...