Bc Ferry

Report Exposes Government Mismanagement Of B.C. Ferries

Adam Olsen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

The report is straight to the point -- a decade's worth of backward ferries policy is damaging the provincial economy. Frankly, for a government that is desperate for economic investment and job creation, their decisions are puzzling.

Bridge Between Gabriola And Vancouver Island To Be Considered

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Ferry service between Gabriola Island and Vancouver Island is so unreliable and expensive that it needs to be replaced by two bridges, says...

Alberta Kidnapping Suspect Arrested While Driving Off B.C. Ferry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NANAIMO, B.C. - A 49-year-old man wanted on several kidnapping charges in Alberta is under arrest after driving off a B.C. Ferry.David Rogerson was ar...

How To Repair BC Ferries' Fiscal Rudder

Adam Olsen | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

Nearly 20 per cent of British Columbians live on the coast, generating over 35 per cent of the revenue to the provincial coffers. Yet when compared to the billions of dollars of investments the provincial government has made in the Lower Mainland alone in recent years, BC Ferries are woefully underfunded. As a consequence, people, businesses and economies that rely on the ferry service suffer.

Fatal Ferry Sinking Called 'Honest Mistake'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Karl Lilgert acknowledges he was in charge of the Queen of the North passenger ferry in the dying minutes of its final voyage seven years ...

Inadequately Staffed Before Deadly Crash?

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The bridge of an ill-fated British Columbia ferry may not have been staffed according to federal government regulations before the ship sl...

B.C. Ferry Crash 'Watching The Titanic'

CBC | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Queen of the North ferry crew member told a B.C. Supreme Court jury in Vancouver that watching the ship go down seven years ago was like watching th...

Love Did Not Sink B.C. Boat: Defence

CBC | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A romantic affair between two crew members, one of whom was in charge of the Queen of the North ferry that sank off B.C.’s north coast seven years a...

Failed Love Didn't Sink B.C. Boat: Lawyer

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The crew member piloting a B.C. passenger ferry as it slammed into an island seven years ago, sinking and leaving two passengers missing, ...