Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

March 25, 2006 10:14 ET

Media Advisory-Transportation Safety Board of Canada: Update on the Queen of the North Accident

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - March 25, 2006) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's Investigator in Charge, Raymond Mathew, will hold an investigation update today at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on the sinking of the passenger ferry Queen of the North that occurred near Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The news conference will be held at:

Howard Johnson Highliner Plaza Hotel
Metlakatla Room
815 - 1st Avenue West
Prince Rupert, British Columbia

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.

Contact Information

  • Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    John Cottreau
    Senior Media Relations Advisor
    (819) 994-8053 or Cellular: (613) 292-4146