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BC Ferries offers large discounts on late evening Quadra sailings, but skips Cortes route

By Louis Belcourt, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

BC Ferries is launching a promotion for locals and tourists to enjoy the savings on some inter-island routes this summer but the Cortes Island route is not among them.

The goal of the promotion—a 75 per cent discount off vehicle fares—is to motivate customers to travel on later or earlier sailings by providing a discount, freeing up space on more popular sailings.

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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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BC Ferries warns dependent coastal communities of more sailing disruptions due to severe weather, pandemic

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

High winds and above average snowfall this winter has left provincial transportation systems challenged, and BC Ferries has now warned residents to expect more sailing disruptions this winter.

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