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McGuinty was set to back decision to halt Elliot Lake rescue

Nov. 8, 2012, Elliot Lake, Ont. – Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty was set to publicly endorse the decision by emergency officials to give up the rescue operation at the collapsed mall in Elliot Lake in June — despite the possibility that one person might have been trapped alive in the rubble — until his office had a change of heart after encountering a swell of public outrage, documents obtained by CBC News suggest. CBC News reports.

November 8, 2012
By CBC News

Nov. 8, 2012, Elliot Lake, Ont. – Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty was set to publicly endorse the decision by emergency officials to give up the rescue operation at the collapsed mall in Elliot Lake in June — despite the possibility that one person might have been trapped alive in the rubble — until his office had a change of heart after encountering a swell of public outrage, documents obtained by CBC News suggest. CBC News reports. | READ MORE