News

B.C. Ferries gears up for long weekend

Ferry travellers between Nanaimo and Tsawwassen will have to put up with traffic congestion at the Departure Bay terminal over the Easter long weekend (April 6-9).

Repair work continues at the B.C. Ferries Duke Point terminal with a reopening scheduled for later this month.

The terminal was knocked out of commission Dec. 20 when the Coastal Inspiration crashed while docking, damaging the ferry’s bow doors and the terminal’s lower vehicle ramp.

Deborah Marshall, B.C. Ferries spokeswoman, said no definite date is set for the reopening, but it will be after the long weekend.

The ferry corporation added extra sailings on the Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay route for the weekend, including: Thursday (April 5) at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; and Friday (April 6) at 9:30 a.m.

An extra sailing Sunday (April 8) is at 1:45 p.m. and an extra boat sails Monday (April 9) at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

For more information, please go to www.bcferries.com.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Legal aid gets rare boost for family cases
 
COASTAL LIVING: Chateau Wolff vineyard finds new owners
 
Cyclists dominate Nanaimo Commuter Challenge
Kent back on the campaign trail
 
U14 girls tie game against Bays United
 
Talk abounds on the Englishman
The Week — Oct. 25: Exam is least of your worries
 
THE WEEK — May 9: A fashionable way to stop violence
 
Two girls, 9, lured by North Van sexual predator

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.