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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)
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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

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

Nearly four-sailing wait from Swartz Bay to Vancouver after Remembrance Day

Monday sees long waits to leave Vancouver Island

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

BC Ferries nearly fully booked Friday of Remembrance Day weekend

Between Vancouver Island and the mainland, routes are reserved through the evening

Driving onto the ferry. BC Ferries predicts traffic levels for statutory holidays through historic monitoring. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Currently, there is a two ferry wait on the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen route with the 5 p.m. and the 7 p.m. ferries full. (BC Ferries photo)
Currently, there is a two ferry wait on the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen route with the 5 p.m. and the 7 p.m. ferries full. (BC Ferries photo)
A four-sailing wait on Oct.19 at the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

BC Ferries predicts potential travel trends for 2020

With more than 22 million travellers in 2018, infrastructure looks at accommodating ride-sharing

A four-sailing wait on Oct.19 at the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal. (Hugo Wong/News staff)
BC Ferries’s vessel approaches the Prince Rupert terminal. (Shannon Lough/Black Press Media)

Former BC Ferries CFO paid almost $500,000 settlement

Dennis Dodo was the company’s chief financial officer for less than three years

BC Ferries’s vessel approaches the Prince Rupert terminal. (Shannon Lough/Black Press Media)
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BC Ferries to launch new vessels, website, pricing to meet rising demand

This fiscal year sees highest levels of vehicle traffic ever

  • Oct 24, 2018
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BC Ferries customers are allowed to reserve multiple consecutive sailings in advance for $10 each. (photo BC Ferries)

BC Ferries not as full as reported due to ability to book consecutive sailings

Multiple reservation booking strategy artificially inflates BC Ferries “current conditions”

BC Ferries customers are allowed to reserve multiple consecutive sailings in advance for $10 each. (photo BC Ferries)
BC Ferries is trialling the use of debit cards as a form on payment onboard select vessels after 58 years in business. (BCFerrys/Twitter)

Debit now accepted onboard BC Ferries

Company is giving customers option to use Interac on two-month trial on select vessels

BC Ferries is trialling the use of debit cards as a form on payment onboard select vessels after 58 years in business. (BCFerrys/Twitter)
Extra sailings will be added to all routes over the Thanksgiving weekend, generally the busiest time of year for travellers on BC Ferries. (BC Ferries photo)

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for Thanksgiving weekend

Expanded schedule on all routes during busiest time of year for travellers

Extra sailings will be added to all routes over the Thanksgiving weekend, generally the busiest time of year for travellers on BC Ferries. (BC Ferries photo)