September 28, 2011
Commission Releases First Discussion Paper on Six Policy Principles
The BC Ferry Commission has been mandated to review the Coastal Ferry Act and make recommendations to the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure on potential changes which would better enable the commissioner to balance the financial sustainability of the ferry operator and the interests ferry users. The commissioner is holding public consultation meetings in coastal communities served by BC Ferries and is inviting additional public input via written submissions or comments on several discussion papers to be published on a number of key issues.
This is the first discussion paper to be considered by the commissioner during his review. The first key issue relates to the existing six policy principles contained in section 38 of the Act.
Click here for a copy of the discussion paper and how to submit comments.