Conviction: Detour Gold Corporation

On February 8, 2018, Detour Gold Corporation, branch located at 86 2nd St, PO Box 1325 in Cochrane, ON, pleaded guilty to one count of failing to notify the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board within three days after learning of an accident to a worker.  This is a violation under s.152(3) of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.  The matter proceeded by way of an Agreed Statement of Facts.

On a joint sentencing submission, Detour Gold Corporation was ordered by the Ontario Court of Justice in Cochrane to pay a fine of $10,000, plus a 25% Victim Fine Surcharge, payable within 60 days.