Coastal Ferry Act Review


Review of the Coastal Ferry Act , January 24, 2012

Written Submissions by Public Entities

Bella Coola Valley Tourism
British Columbia Hotel Association
Denman Island Community Education Society
Denman Island Residents Association
Denman WORKS!
Galiano Health Care Society
Gulf Islands Alliance
Islands Trust Council, presentation to the commissioners
Islands Trust Council, response to discussion papers
Mayne Ratepayers Association
Mount Waddington Health Network, letter to the commissioner
Powell River Regional Economic Development Society
Saturna Island Property Owners Association
Save Our Ferries – British Columbia Coastal Transportation Society
Tourism Powell River
Union of British Columbia Municipalities

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.

Chambers of Commerce
Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce
Pender Island Chamber of Commerce
Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce

Ferry Advisory Committees (FAC)
Denman-Hornby FAC, discussion paper
Denman-Hornby FAC, response to Commission’s discussion papers
Denman-Hornby FAC, letter to the Commissioner on behalf of FAC Chairs
FAC Chairs on ferry governance
FAC Chairs, a presentation to the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure
Gabriola FAC
Gambier-Keats FAC, regarding Langdale float issue
Northern Sunshine Coast FAC on youth fares (prepared in conjunction with the Southern Sunshine Coast FAC)
Salt Spring Island FAC, response of member to discussion papers
Salt Spring Island FAC, response of the chair to discussion papers
Salt Spring Island FAC, presentation to the commissioner
Southern Gulf Islands FAC, response to discussion papers
Southern Sunshine Coast FAC
Thetis-Penelakut FAC, letter to the commissioners

First Nations
Hartley Bay Band Council
Namgis First Nation Band Council
Penelakut Tribe

Municipalities and Regional Districts
Bowen Island Municipality
Coastal Regional District Chairs, a position paper endorsed by 12 regional district chairs
City of Prince Rupert, Office of the Mayor
Powell River Regional District Board
Regional District of Mount Waddington, submission on Coastal Ferry Act review
Sunshine Coast Regional District
Strathcona Regional District, a presentation by the vice-chair
Village of Alert Bay
Village of Port Clements, response to discussion paper #1

Quadra Island Artists
Tretheway and Andriulaitis, response to discussion papers

Discussion Papers

Discussion Paper #1 – Six Policy Principles
Discussion Paper #2 – Defining “Interest of Ferry Users”
Discussion Paper #3 – Financial Sustainability
Discussion Paper #4 – Balancing Interest of Ferry Users
Discussion Paper #5 – Price Regulation Issues
Discussion Paper #6 – Cross-Subsidization
Discussion Paper #7 – Alternative Service Providers
Discussion Paper #8 – Cost Efficiency
Discussion Paper #9 – Unfair Competitive Advantage

Q & As

Policy Questions and Anwers prepared by BC Ferries


Request for proposals

News Releases and Public Outreach

List of Community Meetings
BC Ferries Commissioner’s Speaking Notes of January 24, 2012
News release of May 19, 2011
A recording of the Commissioner’s news conference of May 19, 2011


Commissioner’s Letter to the Minister of May 13, 2011
Minister’s Letter to the Commissioner of May 18, 2011