ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario (AP) - Canada's prime minister is offering to send in the military to help with the rescue effort at a partially collapsed mall in Ontario.
At least one person died in the weekend collapse, and officials say another may still be alive beneath the rubble.
A spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the government is trying to determine how best to help.
Officials are planning to use heavy equipment to dismantle the building from the outside, in order to resume rescue efforts. They were stalled over fears that rescuers could be trapped inside in the event of a further collapse.
Early yesterday, rescuers detected breathing inside the rubble. Area residents were enraged when the search effort was called off later in the day.
The mayor of Elliot Lake, where the mall is located, says emergency crews are back at the scene, and teams are working with engineers on a plan, but that the building isn't secure enough yet to send rescue teams back in.
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