Tragedy struck at an OC Transpo garage in Ottawa, when a disgruntled former employee arrived and opened fire. The gunman killed four employees and wounded two others before turning the gun on himself. An inquest found there was an environment of bullying at the transit authority, along with unresolved complaints and tense management-employee relations. The tragedy highlighted the necessity of workplace safety and anti-harassment policies.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 6, 1999
Month: 
04
Day: 
06