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BC Ferries will be getting two new hybrid vessels for the new year. (File contributed/ BC Ferries)

BC Ferries hybrid ships arrive in Victoria on Saturday

The battery-operated vessels will take over smaller routes

BC Ferries will be getting two new hybrid vessels for the new year. (File contributed/ BC Ferries)
Many sailings have been delayed or cancelled due to high winds and snow removal. (Black Press Media file photo)

High winds cause cancellations, delays for several BC Ferries routes

Snow removal, 60-80 km winds stop many morning sailings

Many sailings have been delayed or cancelled due to high winds and snow removal. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Ferries will be getting two new hybrid vessels for the new year. (File contributed/ BC Ferries)
BC Ferries will be getting two new hybrid vessels for the new year. (File contributed/ BC Ferries)
BC Ferries will be getting two new hybrid vessels for the new year. (File contributed/ BC Ferries)
BC Ferries will be getting two new hybrid vessels for the new year. (File contributed/ BC Ferries)
BC Ferries schedules 93 extra sailings for Thanksgiving long weekend

BC Ferries schedules 93 extra sailings for Thanksgiving long weekend

A majority of sailings go between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland

BC Ferries schedules 93 extra sailings for Thanksgiving long weekend
Upon arrival at Swartz Bay terminal, traffic on the main car deck was discharged as normal but those on the upper deck had to back off the ship after the vessel turned around. (Charlotte Prong photo)

Jammed ferry door forces cars to back off vessel

Saturday mechanical issues resulted in two-hour unloading for some BC Ferries passengers

Upon arrival at Swartz Bay terminal, traffic on the main car deck was discharged as normal but those on the upper deck had to back off the ship after the vessel turned around. (Charlotte Prong photo)
Jodie Emery shared this photo of herself smoking cannabis on a BC Ferries vessel to Instagram and Twitter on Sunday evening. (Jodie Emery/Instagram)

Cannabis activist Jodie Emery gets mixed reactions after smoking on BC Ferry

BC Ferries does not allow smoking on its boats, terminals

Jodie Emery shared this photo of herself smoking cannabis on a BC Ferries vessel to Instagram and Twitter on Sunday evening. (Jodie Emery/Instagram)
A mother seal nuzzles her pup. (Nick Wemyss photo)

Nature loving passengers in for a whale of a time aboard BC Ferries

Coastal nature experts give free talks on BC Ferries this summer season

A mother seal nuzzles her pup. (Nick Wemyss photo)
BC Ferries have announced two promotions, this summer. (Peninsula News Review File)

BC Ferries launches summer discount promotion

1,600 sailings discounted in effort to attract custom and spread ferry traffic

BC Ferries have announced two promotions, this summer. (Peninsula News Review File)
BC Ferries sailings are filling up after the Easter long weekend (File photo)

BC Ferries sees one-sailing wait at Swartz Bay terminal

The noon ferry is sold-out, while afternoon sailings are over 70 per cent full

BC Ferries sailings are filling up after the Easter long weekend (File photo)
The Queen of Surrey ferry in Langdale hit the neighboring water taxi dock and is now stuck (File contributed/ Ron Bignell)

UPDATED: Sailings resume after BC Ferries boat hits Langdale terminal

The Queen of Surrey is stuck on the dock, causing delays to Horseshoe Bay trips

The Queen of Surrey ferry in Langdale hit the neighboring water taxi dock and is now stuck (File contributed/ Ron Bignell)
BC Ferries says cars will be kept on the causeway while line painting is carried out, starting Tuesday night. (Black Press Media file)

BC Ferries warns of short Tsawwassen inconvenience, sailing times not affected

Line painting scheduled overnight between Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27

BC Ferries says cars will be kept on the causeway while line painting is carried out, starting Tuesday night. (Black Press Media file)
BC Ferries is looking for more feedback on a 25-year plan detailing the future of the Swartz Bay terminal. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries looks for more feedback on 25-year plan for Swartz Bay

Some suggestions already under consideration include a cycling route, waterfront park

BC Ferries is looking for more feedback on a 25-year plan detailing the future of the Swartz Bay terminal. (Black Press Media file photo)
A view from the bridge of the Salish Orca ferry. There is a lookout permanently on duty to watch for whales. (BC Ferries)

BC Ferries’ marine super talks dodging whales

Marine Superintendent Brockhausen explains how ferry captains deal with whales and extreme weather

A view from the bridge of the Salish Orca ferry. There is a lookout permanently on duty to watch for whales. (BC Ferries)
BC Ferries will be providing paper straws aboard all vessels, while still providing plastic straws on request from passengers. (Black Press file photo)

BC Ferries to switch to paper straws

All vessels will soon carry the plastic alternative and some plastics for passengers who ask

BC Ferries will be providing paper straws aboard all vessels, while still providing plastic straws on request from passengers. (Black Press file photo)
BC Ferries adds extra sailings for holiday travel

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for holiday travel

Later sailings include 10 p.m. and midnight departures on select dates

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for holiday travel
Two BC Ferries sailings cancelled between Victoria and Lower Mainland

Two BC Ferries sailings cancelled between Victoria and Lower Mainland

Company says ship is experiencing mechanical difficulty morning of Nov. 28

Two BC Ferries sailings cancelled between Victoria and Lower Mainland
Nuxalk Nation’s Danika Naccarella designed artwork that will adorn BC Ferries’ Northern Sea Wolf vessel. (Keri Coles/News staff)

Indigenous artists reveal artwork that will adorn BC Ferries vessel

Northern Sea Wolf expected to enter service for Port Hardy - Bella Coola in June 2019

Nuxalk Nation’s Danika Naccarella designed artwork that will adorn BC Ferries’ Northern Sea Wolf vessel. (Keri Coles/News staff)
(BC Ferries photo)

BC Ferries sees net earnings of $90M in second quarter

Net earnings are down as a result of lowering fares, adding more sailings to meet customer demand according to report

(BC Ferries photo)
Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Changes coming to BC Ferries reservations for Vancouver Island routes

Many customers are booking multiple reservations, inflating wait times

Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)