Inquest into the Death of Dominic Bernard Announced
Dr. David Eden, Acting Regional Supervising Coroner, North Region, Sudbury Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Dominic Bernard.
Mr. Bernard, age 35 years, died on April 30, 2013, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a mining site near White River. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Bernard's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
The inquest is expected to last two days and to hear from approximately eight witnesses.
The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Ramsey Room, Civic Centre, 99 Foster Dr., Sault Ste. Marie. Dr. Shelagh McRae will preside as inquest coroner and Dana Peterson will be Counsel to the Coroner.