Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

November 25, 2008 10:11 ET

Media Advisory/Update: 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. 25, 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 (Marine)

How: (i)Media not able to attend are invited to join a
conference call to listen to the presentation. You can
register for the call and schedule interviews by calling
TSB Media Relations at the number below. This invitation
is addressed to media only.

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.

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  • Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    Media Relations