Private prosecution launched in worker’s death

Union’s case alleges Weyerhaeuser Canada criminally negligent

Frustrated by the Crown counsel’s refusal to prosecute Weyerhaeuser Canada for the 2004 death of a sawmill worker in British Columbia, the Steelworkers’ union has launched a private prosecution against the company, alleging it was criminally negligent in the death of Lyle Hewer.

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