News release

Panel discussion – Fishing while impaired: a risky mix

Rimouski, Quebec, 6 February 2019 – On 7 February, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) in collaboration with the Standing Committee on Quebec Fishing Vessel Safety will host a panel discussion on fatigue and the consumption of alcohol and drugs during commercial fishing operations.

Although mostly conducted in French, the discussion will be facilitated in both official languages and will be live webcast at

Anyone interested can participate in the question periods by teleconference (toll-free: 1-866-805-7923; access code: 6283969#), or submit questions or comments via Twitter @TSBCanada


Thursday, 7 February 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 noon, Eastern Standard Time

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail 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

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