BC Ferries

A BC Ferries passenger filed a claim that her puppy ate marijuana it found onboard. (Alyx Speth Facebook)

Passenger files claim puppy ate pot on BC Ferries

BC Ferries shares cleaning protocols of public spaces onboard

 

BC Ferries cancels four sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen

BC Ferries cancels four sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen

Spirit of Vancouver Island out of service due to incident involving a rescue boat

  • Aug 31, 2018

 

BC Ferries reports a net earning decrease of $9.3 million in their first quarter, mostly because of lower fares and higher operation costs. File photo

BC Ferries’ earnings decline $9.3 million, despite highest ever traffic numbers

In the first quarter of 2018 the company said earning loss was from reduced fare prices

BC Ferries reports a net earning decrease of $9.3 million in their first quarter, mostly because of lower fares and higher operation costs. File photo
Traffic heading north on the Trans-Canada Highway up the Malahat being rerouted onto Westshore Parkway. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Malahat has re-opened in both directions after fatal collision

The Malahat has been re-opened in both directions

Traffic heading north on the Trans-Canada Highway up the Malahat being rerouted onto Westshore Parkway. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Golfers line up at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort before playng in the 13th annual BC Ferries Media Charity Golf Classic, a fundraiser this year benefitting Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Victoria. The event raised $50,000 for the cause. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Ferries golf tournament raises $50G for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Victoria

Local non-profit’s mentoring programs to be boosted with influx of cash

Golfers line up at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort before playng in the 13th annual BC Ferries Media Charity Golf Classic, a fundraiser this year benefitting Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Victoria. The event raised $50,000 for the cause. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
BC Ferries opens bidding process for five new vessels

BC Ferries opens bidding process for five new vessels

Construction of new passenger ships open to local, provincial and national shipyards

BC Ferries opens bidding process for five new vessels
BC Ferries’ Powell River Queen, currently servicing the Campbell River to Quadra Island run, is among three vessels to be replaced starting in 2021. Photo courtesy BC Ferries

BC Ferries to invite provincial ship-building firms to bid on Island-class vessels

Next ship order adds to pair being built now in Romania; larger vessel replacement also on tap

BC Ferries’ Powell River Queen, currently servicing the Campbell River to Quadra Island run, is among three vessels to be replaced starting in 2021. Photo courtesy BC Ferries
Passengers watch orcas from a BC Ferries sailing. (Black Press files)

BC Ferries posts strong earnings before rate cuts

Last year highest ever for vehicle traffic, most walk-ons in 20 years

Passengers watch orcas from a BC Ferries sailing. (Black Press files)
Mechanical problems with the rudder prompted two morning sailing cancellations (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Two ferry sailings cancelled between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen

Mechanical issues prompted two morning cancellations

Mechanical problems with the rudder prompted two morning sailing cancellations (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
B.C. Ferries faced several technical glitches this morning, causing long line ups in Swartz Bay and Tsawwasen. (FILE PHOTO)
B.C. Ferries faced several technical glitches this morning, causing long line ups in Swartz Bay and Tsawwasen. (FILE PHOTO)
B.C. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

B.C. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena. (Hansard TV)
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Elderly man missing on ferry travelling from Victoria to Vancouver

Delta Police release statement asking for public assistance

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B.C. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena. (Hansard TV)

B.C. Ferries corporation status isn’t changing

Ferry users want affordable service, not governance change, Claire Trevena says

B.C. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena. (Hansard TV)
In April 2018, B.C. Ferries plans to implement new fare initiatives. File photo

BC Ferries report net loss of $14.8 million in third quarter

CEO assures public it’s smooth sailing, advises of new ‘fare initiatives’

  • Feb 23, 2018
In April 2018, B.C. Ferries plans to implement new fare initiatives. File photo
Black Press file photo                                All BC Ferries vessels and terminals will be smoke-free environments starting Monday, Jan. 22

Smoking ban arrives on BC Ferries

No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

Black Press file photo                                All BC Ferries vessels and terminals will be smoke-free environments starting Monday, Jan. 22
Esquimalt Drydock has been awarded contracts worth millions of dollars to do upgrades on the Northern Sea Wolf, which will ply the route between Port Hardy and Bella Colola for BC Ferries. Illustration courtesy BC Ferries

Esquimalt Drydock awarded millions in contracts for North Island ferry upgrade

BC Ferries vessel Northern Sea Wolf arrives this week from Athens, Greece

Esquimalt Drydock has been awarded contracts worth millions of dollars to do upgrades on the Northern Sea Wolf, which will ply the route between Port Hardy and Bella Colola for BC Ferries. Illustration courtesy BC Ferries
BC Ferries is adding an 11 p.m. sailing from Swartz Bay this Sunday (Aug. 20) to handle the summer rush. Courtesy BC Ferries

Extra boat sailing from Vancouver Island on Sunday night

BC Ferries adds 11 p.m. sailing to the mainland from Swartz Bay

BC Ferries is adding an 11 p.m. sailing from Swartz Bay this Sunday (Aug. 20) to handle the summer rush. Courtesy BC Ferries
The Anacortes terminal July 19. Photo courtesy of WA State Ferries Twitter: @wsferries

One ferry out of service for Sidney to Anacortes route

The M/V Yakima was put out of service Sunday night due to generator failure and other issues

  • Jul 20, 2017
The Anacortes terminal July 19. Photo courtesy of WA State Ferries Twitter: @wsferries
B.C. Ferries reminds vehicle and foot passengers to avoid alcohol before sailing from its terminals around the province. Nicholas Pescod/Black Press

BC Ferries reminds vehicle, foot passengers to avoid alcohol and drugs before sailings

Impaired drivers and walk-ons risk being reported to police – 127 were in past year

  • Jul 6, 2017
B.C. Ferries reminds vehicle and foot passengers to avoid alcohol before sailing from its terminals around the province. Nicholas Pescod/Black Press