Monday, August 10, 2009

Hotel Inspection Report Overdue: Tremblay

Broken glass and planters litter the sidewalk outside the Marriott Residence Inn on Peel St. Thursday, July 16, 2009 after a piece of concrete fell off the building and crashed into the glassed-in terrace of the Mikasa Sushi Bar below killing a woman. Photograph by: John Mahoney, Montreal Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL -- Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay says he’ll put pressure on the owners of the building housing the Marriott Residence Inn to come up with an engineer’s report attesting to the building’s safety.

A piece of concrete fell off the 18th storey of the Peel St. building on July 16, killing 33-year-old Léa Guilbeault and injuring her husband Hani Beitinjaneh, 33, as they dined in the ground floor restaurant, Mikasa Sushi Bar.

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