Inn Penalized More than $75,000 for Young Boy’s Death


A 12-year-old boy was riding his bicycle near an inn undergoing renovations when he was run over by a boom truck and killed. The company that owns the inn pleaded guilty to failing to take adequate precautions to protect pedestrians in the area. The court fined it more than $28,000, ordered it to spend $25,000 on health and safety training for workers and supervisors and ordered it to donate about $21,000 to various organizations [5823 NWT Ltd., May 16, 2013].