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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 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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Newest Island Class BC Ferries receive Indigenous names

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

In a special naming ceremony in Victoria’s harbour, the third and fourth Island Class ferries destined for the Campbell River – Quadra Island route were officially designated as “Island Nagalis” and “Island K’ulut’a.”

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First of two Hybrid/e-ferries for Campbell River run arrives in BC, second on its way

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two hybrid diesel/electric ferries with increased vehicle capacity will begin providing two-ship service on the Campbell River – Quadra Island route starting in early 2022. 

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BC Ferries virtual meeting about Campbell River’s new e-ferries

There were new revelations at the BC Ferries virtual meeting about changes coming to the Campbell River – Quadra Island run

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