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Transport Canada not budging on enclosed deck rules, despite calls from BC Ferries union

There have been at least 23 cases of the U.K. variant detected in Canada, four of which are in B.C.

 

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Coastal Renaissance. (News Bulletin file photo)

UPDATE: Ferry sailings cancelled for the rest of the night due to adverse weather

Ferry corporation issued service notice Monday advising of cancellations on Tuesday

 

News Bulletin file photo

B.C. Ferries cancels sailings with ‘extreme weather’ arriving

Routes along central and northern Vancouver Island impacted

 

B.C. Ferries has cancelled a number of sailings on Friday, Dec. 18 due wind. (News Bulletin file photo)

Adverse weather sees Duke Point, Departure Bay ferry cancellations

After sailings cancelled in the morning, B.C. Ferries announces afternoon and evening cancellations

B.C. Ferries has cancelled a number of sailings on Friday, Dec. 18 due wind. (News Bulletin file photo)
B.C. Ferries is asking people to avoid non-essential travel this holiday season. (News Bulletin file photo)

British Columbians asked to avoid non-essential ferry trips

B.C. Ferries supports public health guidance on holiday travel

B.C. Ferries is asking people to avoid non-essential travel this holiday season. (News Bulletin file photo)
BC Ferries has clear rules about mask wearing, but says its employees are not enforcers. (Zoe Ducklow photo)

Unmasking BC Ferries: Questions raised about COVID-19 rules, enforcement

Ferry corporation says crew not enforcers, random RCMP checks aimed at car decks

BC Ferries has clear rules about mask wearing, but says its employees are not enforcers. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
Vehicle passengers on closed decks are not allowed to stay in their cars, according to Transport Canada. Open decks such as the one pictured, are not under the same restriction. (Zoe Ducklow photo)

Transport Canada probes 1,000+ reports of passengers refusing to leave vehicles on BC Ferries

Some calling for a second exemption to allow passengers to remain in vehicles again

Vehicle passengers on closed decks are not allowed to stay in their cars, according to Transport Canada. Open decks such as the one pictured, are not under the same restriction. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
Delta police are investigating after a vehicle drove through a barrier on the ferry ramp and crashed to the ground below at the BC Ferries terminal in Tsawwassen on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Chrissybabe1973/Twitter)
Delta police are investigating after a vehicle drove through a barrier on the ferry ramp and crashed to the ground below at the BC Ferries terminal in Tsawwassen on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Chrissybabe1973/Twitter)
B.C. Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)

UPDATE: Ferries to resume sailing between Island and mainland this afternoon

Ferry corporation cancels 16 scheduled sailings Tuesday between Island and mainland

B.C. Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)
The B.C. Ferries vessel Queen of Cowichan at Nanaimo’s Departure Bay terminal. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-West Van ferry sailings cancelled due to high winds

Queen of Cowichan, Queen of Oak Bay sailings affected, says B.C. Ferries

The B.C. Ferries vessel Queen of Cowichan at Nanaimo’s Departure Bay terminal. (News Bulletin file)
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Coastal Renaissance at Departure Bay ferry terminal in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Ferry worker fired for bullying has Labour Relations Board complaint dismissed

Employee worked at Nanaimo’s Duke Point and Departure Bay terminals

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Coastal Renaissance at Departure Bay ferry terminal in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
A B.C. Ferries vessel at the Tsawwassen terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)

RCMP will board B.C. Ferries vessels to help enforce health and safety regulations

B.C. Ferries and Transport Canada have requested support, RCMP say

A B.C. Ferries vessel at the Tsawwassen terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)
A ferry approaches Horseshoe Bay terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)

Ferry sailings to and from Nanaimo cancelled due to staffing problem

Two sailings cancelled on Departure Bay-Horseshoe Bay route, replacement sailings scheduled

A ferry approaches Horseshoe Bay terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Queen of Alberni. (News Bulletin file)

Mechanical issues hampering Queen of Alberni, more ferry sailings cancelled

Numerous sailings affected on Duke Point-Tsawwassen route through Nov. 8, says B.C. Ferries

The Queen of Alberni. (News Bulletin file)
FILE – The Queen of Alberni ferry leaves the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal in Delta bound for Vancouver Island, Sunday, July 29, 2007. (CP PHOTO/Richard Lam) CANADA

Mechanical failure leaves nearly 200 passengers stranded on BC Ferries ship for hours

A tug arrived after dark to safely nudge the vessel into a berth so travellers could finally disembark

FILE – The Queen of Alberni ferry leaves the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal in Delta bound for Vancouver Island, Sunday, July 29, 2007. (CP PHOTO/Richard Lam) CANADA
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Alberni. (News Bulletin file photo)

UPDATE: Ferry breakdown will affect Monday’s Duke Point-Tsawwassen sailings

Queen of Alberni out of commission for the rest of the day

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Alberni. (News Bulletin file photo)
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)

Anti-mask protesters cause disturbance on ferry from Nanaimo

Queen of Oak Bay’s departure delayed by about 45 minutes at Horseshoe Bay

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay terminal last week. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

B.C. Ferries warns of sailing waits over Thanksgiving weekend

Passengers urged to try to spread out on board vessels

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay terminal last week. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
BC Ferries passengers in lower vehicle decks will again have to leave their cars as Transport Canada reimposes safety regulations. (Black Press Media file photo)

Horgan frustrated as Transport Canada mandate for BC Ferry riders returns

Transport Canada reinstates rule that bans passengers from lower decks

BC Ferries passengers in lower vehicle decks will again have to leave their cars as Transport Canada reimposes safety regulations. (Black Press Media file photo)
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay, seen from Horseshoe Bay terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)

Ferry riders say lower fares are what’s most needed to improve service

Provincial government announces findings of public engagement process

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay, seen from Horseshoe Bay terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)