Marine media advisory 2009

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Releases its Final Investigation Report into the Capsizing of a Fireboat in Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia

(Gatineau, Quebec, November 17, 2009) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a media availability by phone on November 18, 2009 to make public the final TSB investigation report (M08M0062) into the capsizing of a fireboat in Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia on September 17, 2008.

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

When:

Starting at 10 a.m. Atlantic time on November 18, 2009

Who:

Mr Don Eaves, Investigator in Charge
Mr Guy Bussières, Investigator (Stability Issues), and
Mr. Pierre Murray, Regional Manager of Marine Investigations (TSB policies)

To schedule an interview:

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

The final report 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