Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

November 24, 2008 08:47 ET

Media Advisory: The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Will Hold a Media Availability to Release its Final Report Into L'Acadien II Investigation

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2008) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release, on November 26, 2008, its final investigation report (M08M0010) into the capsizing and loss of life aboard L'Acadien II. The accident occurred shortly after 1 a.m. Atlantic Daylight Time on March 29, 2008, off Cape Breton Island.

The Investigator-in-Charge and the Regional Manager will deliver a brief presentation. They will also be available to answer questions and provide one-on-one interviews on site.

When: 10 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time, Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Where: Campaign Room
Holiday Inn Select Halifax Centre
1980 Robie Street (at Quinpool)
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Who: Mr. Donald Eaves, Investigator-in-Charge, and
Captain Pierre Murray, Regional Manager of Investigations

The final report will be posted, at the same time, on the TSB website at

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

(i) Media not able to attend are invited to call TSB Media Relations following the event to schedule interviews.

Contact Information

  • Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    Media Relations