Marine media advisory 2012

Transportation Safety Board deploying team to investigate a marine accident on Lake Ontario

Gatineau, Quebec, 27 March, 2012 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team today to investigate a tugboat accident that occurred on Lake Ontario. The TSB will gather information about the tugboat Patrice McAllister and assess the occurrence.


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
819-994-8053