Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

November 28, 2008 21:30 ET

Media Advisory/Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Release of Girouard Report

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2008) - On Monday, December 1st, Retired Rear Admiral Roger Girouard will make public his report into the capsizing of L'Acadien II. Last April, Rear Admiral Roger Girouard was appointed by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to lead an independent investigation of Canadian Coast Guard policies and procedures. The objective of the investigation was to learn from the incident so as to prevent any possible recurrences and, to make necessary changes and improvements to internal Coast Guard policies and procedures.

Date: December 1st, 2008

Time: 1 p.m. (Atlantic Time)

Location: Holiday Inn Harbourfront
McNabb Room
101 Wyse Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3A 1L9

Interested media may call-1-888-265-0464 to participate in the conference call, and provide the Conference ID number (#75993139).

Contact Information

  • Daniel Drolet