Marine media advisory 2009

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Launches an In-Depth Investigation into the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels

(Gatineau, Quebec, August 19, 2009) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a media availability by telephone on August 20, 2009 to launch an in-depth investigation into the safety of small fishing vessels across Canada.

The following members of the investigation team will be available to answer questions and provide interviews by telephone:

Who:

Mr. Brian Lewis, Investigator in Charge (English) and
Mr. Bernard Breton, investigation team member (French)

When:

August 20, 2009 starting at 10 a.m. eastern time

To schedule an interview:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada - Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053

The news release will be posted, at the same time, on this site.


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.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca