The Island Railway suspended operations on March 18, 2011, due to safety concerns about the condition of the tracks. Plans to reopen the line continue to this day. In fact, one of the items of correspondence at the Strathcona Regional District’s May 13th Board Meeting was an email from Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog.Continue reading Should We Reopen Island Rail?
Campbell River Airport Reopens on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
Pacific Coastal Airlines will be providing flights to Vancouver, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Central Mountain Air will resume daily service to and from Vancouver on Monday, June 8.Continue reading Campbell River Airport Reopens JUne 2
“How will you be paying?” the officer in charge of boarding asked.
“Cash.” I replied. I only had cash, having left my wallet at home on Cortes.
“We don’t take cash… Because of the virus,” he replied.Continue reading BC Ferries Don’t Take Cash
“I can’t sing at work anymore,” Lepage said with a wistful laugh. “I’m in theatre. And, no kidding, you can throw spit 25 feet away, easily, with a passionate soliloquy.”
The outgoing, gregarious terminal attendant on Quadra Island has had to rein it in during this new era of physical-distancing.Continue reading BC Ferries On The Front Line