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Muskoka Heights Retirement Residence Fire Inquest

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012
  • 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Registration

  • Price for non-members
  • Special price for members & colleagues
  • Special price for retiree & student members & colleagues

SPEAKER:

Dr. Dirk Huyer
Regional Supervising Coroner
The Regions of Peel, Halton and the Counties of Simcoe and Wellington

SYNOPSIS:

On January 9th, 2009, an early morning fire at the Muskoka Heights Retirement home in Orillia, Ontario left four seniors dead and six others critically injured. The findings of a subsequent inquest into this tragic fire identified 39 recommendations to improve fire safety in care occupancies. Dr. Dirk Huyer, the presiding coroner for the inquest will provide a general overview about inquests in Ontario with specific illustration of the Muskoka Heights inquest findings, jury recommendations and the apparent rationale of the jury for the recommendations.

ITINERARY:

11:45 AM to 12:00 PM Reception
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Presentation

DRESS CODE:

Business Attire or Jacket and Tie.

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