Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

October 20, 2009 15:16 ET

Statement Regarding Death of Public Works and Government Services Canada Employee

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2009) - We regretfully announce that the Public Works and Government Services Canada employee, who was critically injured in yesterday's explosion at the Cliff Heating Plant, passed away this morning.

The Government of Canada sends out its thoughts and sincerest condolences to his family and colleagues.

The employee's name is not being released at this time.

The cause and damage of the incident are under investigation and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Contact Information

  • Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Media Relations
    819-956-2315