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BC ferries further delays needed capacity on Campbell River to Quadra Island route

By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

Lengthy waits for travelers on BC Ferries’ Campbell River to Quadra Island route have been chronic for several years any time of year. Relief was to come this summer with the implementation of two vessels serving the route instead of one, increasing capacity by 80 per cent.

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BC Ferries has added free Wi-Fi service at smaller terminals

By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

A 1.5 million dollar fund provided to the BC Ferries corporation by the provincial government, has added internet access to 14 small terminals on the BC coast. The effort is part of an initiative aimed at increasing broadband service to more British Columbians and visitors.

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BC Ferries closer to implementing changes on Campbell River to Quadra Route

By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

With summer on the horizon, Quadra and Cortes islanders are keen to see promised changes implemented on BC Ferries’ Campbell River to Quadra Island route, for congestion ease.

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Ferry traffic getting back to pre-COVID levels

BC Ferry traffic on both the Cortes and Campbell River ferries were almost back to pre-COVID levels in 2021. 

20,000 more vehicles sailed from Campbell River than the previous year and  there were almost 4,600 more from Cortes Island. 

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Whiskey Point application to add a 90 seat meeting room sent back to SRD Board

The Whiskey Point Resort overlooks the ferry terminal at Quathiaski Cove, on Quadra Island. It’s driveway comes off a road that is often choked with Quadra and Cortes Island residents, as well as tourists, waiting to board the ferry. Never-the-less plans to add a 90 seat meeting room appeared to be moving forward, before it was brought before the Electoral Areas Services Committee (EASC) last June

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