OTTAWA (660 NEWS) – Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister said she is “deeply saddened” to learn someone working on the Trans Mountain expansion project has died.
A piece of equipment reportedly struck and killed the worker at the west Edmonton site Tuesday afternoon.
The relevant authorities are currently investigating and the government is closely following the situation.
— Chrystia Freeland (@cafreeland) October 28, 2020
“First and foremost, my thoughts are with the worker’s loved ones, friends, and colleagues,” said Freeland. “This incident is tragic and unacceptable.”
The worker was employed by SA Energy Group, a company contracted by Trans Mountain for the expansion.