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FOI Archive

The FOI archive provides responses to past general information requests made to BC Ferries under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For current requests, view the FOI Tracker page.

To locate a specific request or keyword, choose the year you are interested in and use Ctrl-F on your keyboard or Command-F on a Mac to bring up a search box for typing your search request. To see or search the entire list for all years simply click on the printer friendly link above and to the right of this paragraph.

2016 FOI REQUESTS
Request# Request Requestor Responsive Records
16-002 The cost of the cables used for the new Denman Cable Ferry; a copy of a document indicating the length of each of the 3 cables needed; copies of documents indicating the cost per ft or meter (including delivery to Little River and tax) of the 1-5/8 plastic coated cables presently installed. Individual 16-002 Web Response Letter
(PDF 81 KB/2 pages)

16-002 Responsive Record
(PDF 19 KB/1 page)

16-003 I am requesting the following documents, all related to the rate structure for sailing delays mentioned in a recent Vancouver Sun article (http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Stephen Hume Ferries refund emergency services overbilling/10726831/story.html):
  • The initial proposal for or document recommending the July 1, 2014 billing system
  • Any report or analyses of said system before it was put in to place
  • Any report or analyses written about the system after the January 2015 Vancouver Sun articles
  • Any analysis of the impact of the system on the BC Ambulance Service
Individual 16-003 Web Response Letter
(PDF 53 KB/2 pages)

16-003 Responsive Records
(PDF 131 KB/6 pages)

16-007 I am interested in obtaining the statistical information that outlines total deck space committed for sailings from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay in the year 2014. Individual 16-007 Web Response Letter
(PDF 36 KB/1 page)

16-007 Responsive Record (routinely available)
(PDF 39 KB/1 page)

16-010 All records, memos, letters, and emails from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, BC Ferries and CH2M Hill Canada Limited in regards to the Gabriola bridge feasibility study. The time frame for this request is December 1, 2014 to August 30th, 2015. Individual 16-010 Web Response Letter #1
(PDF 42 KB/2 pages)

16-010 Responsive Records #1
(PDF 203 KB/5 pages)

16-010 Web Response Letter #2
(PDF 38 KB/2 pages)

16-010 Responsive Records #2
(PDF 4.6 MB/30 pages)

16-012 Regarding BC Ferries’ request for removal of Raincoast Conservation Foundation’s "BC: Stop Killing Wolves" advertising campaign aboard BC Ferries:
  1. Please provide a copy of BC Ferries official advertising policy, along with the date it was authorized and the names of parties who authorized it.
  2. Please provide detailed reasons for, and the authority by which BC Ferries has requested that Pattison Outdoor Advertising remove Raincoast Conservation Foundations’ "BC: Stop Killing Wolves" paid advertisements from BC Ferries.
  3. Please provide copies of all correspondence between BC Ferries, Pattison Outdoor, and any other parties, for the months of August 2015 and September 2015, regarding Raincoast Conservation Foundation advertising on BC Ferries.
Raincoast Conservation Foundation 16-012 Web Response Letter #1
(PDF 35 KB/2 pages)

16-012 Web Response Letter #2
(PDF 47 KB/2 pages)

16-012 Responsive Records
(PDF 181 KB/11 pages)

16-013 A statistical tally of any and all "slip and fall" or "trip and fall" injuries sustained by passengers and staff on "Queen of" vehicles from Jan 1, 2008 to date of fulfilment, including any description of injury sustained. Rotto Law 16-013 Web Response Letter
(PDF 36 KB/2 pages)

16-013 Web Responsive Record
(PDF 133 KB/2 pages)

16-014 All records related to BC Ferries’ employees, board members or executives attending the Copenhagen Interferry Conference from Oct 3-7, 2015. Please include all travel expenses associated with the conference, registration forms, invoices, etc. NDP Official Opposition 16-014 Web Response Letter
(PDF 48 KB/2 pages)

16-014 Responsive Records
(PDF 184 KB/10 pages)

16-015 A copy of all notes and recordings taken during the interviews of [three named individuals] during the Divisional Inquiry into the grounding and sinking of Queen of the North on March 22, 2006. Harbour Publishing 16-015 Web Response Letter
(PDF 42 KB/2 pages)

16-016 I would like to know what specific paints BC Ferries use and how much copper compounds they contain. Individual 16-016 Web Response Letter
(PDF 34 KB/2 pages)

16-016 Responsive Record
(PDF 16 KB/1 page)

16-017 Copies of all correspondence related to FOI request 2016-012, including internal BC Ferries correspondence related to the posting of an "edited" version of this request on the BC Ferries "FOI tracker". Also documentation showing who at BC Ferries ordered this edit, reasons for this decision, and a copy of the policy and authorities on which this decision is based. Raincoast Conservation Foundation 16-017 Web Response Letter
(PDF 36 KB/2 pages)

16-017 Responsive Records
(PDF 1 MB/42 pages)

    
16-017 Web Response Letter #2
(PDF 69 KB/2 pages)

16-017 Responsive Records #2
(PDF 231 KB/11 pages)

16-022 All records, memos, letters, emails or briefing notes prepared for or by BC Ferries systems regarding a cost benefit analysis of converting the Spirit Class vessels to LNG or dual fuel capabilities. NDP Official Opposition 16-022 Web Response Letter
(PDF 48 KB/2 pages)

16-024 The results of "NRFP 09-03-2015 Mobile Application and Website Modernization Project". Please include the name(s) of any party/ies whose proposal to this NRFP was accepted by BCF. Bytemark Canada Inc. 16-024 Web response letter
(PDF 35 KB/1 page)

16-025 A) A list of all individual payments made by Goundar Shipping Ltd. (and its agents, representatives and subsidiaries) to BC Ferries for the period of Jan. 1, 2014 to present day. Please include the dates, amounts in Canadian dollars, transaction numbers and detailed reasons for payments; B) A list of all individual payments made to Goundar Shipping Ltd. (and its agents, representatives and subsidiaries) by BC Ferries for the period of Jan. 1, 2014 to present day. Please include the dates, amounts in Canadian dollars, transaction numbers and detailed reasons for payments. Individual 16-025 Web Response Letter
(PDF 31 KB/2 pages)

16-026 We request the traffic statistics for route 7 (Egmont - Saltery Bay) for the years 2013/14 and 2014/15, showing commercial traffic = ordinary trucks and semis separately. Individual 16-026 Web Response Letter
(PDF 42 KB/2 pages)

16-026 Responsive Record
(PDF 68 KB/1 page)

16-029 Please provide copies of the Wheel House Log Book entries of the Quinitsa on Route 21 for the following days: December 3rd and 10th, 2015 January 18th and 27th, 2016 Individual 16-029 Web Response Letter
(PDF 110 KB/2 pages)

16-029 Responsive Records
(PDF 14 MB/8 pages)

16-030 Both the scheduled and actual arrival and departure times for the Horseshoe Bay - Langdale route on all Saturday’s, Sunday’s, and Holiday Monday’s in 2015. Individual 16-030 Web Response Letter
(PDF 43 KB/2 pages)

16-030 Responsive Record
(PDF 16 MB/64 pages)

16-032 A) A list of all individual payments made by N&J Mechanical Distributors (and its agents, representatives, or subsidiaries), to BC Ferries for the period of Jan. 1, 2014 to February 26, 2016. Please include the dates, amounts in Canadian dollars, transaction numbers, and detailed reasons for payments, and

B) A list of all individual payments made to N&J Mechanical Distributors (and its agents, representatives, or subsidiaries), by BC Ferries for the period of Jan. 1, 2014 to February 26, 2016. Please include the dates, amounts in Canadian dollars, transaction numbers, and detailed reasons for payments.
Individual 16-032 Web Response Letter
(PDF 38 KB/2 pages)

16-034 Copies of the Wheel House Log Book on the Quinitsa and Baynes Sound Connector on Route 21. Please provide readable copies of the log book of either ferry for February 5th, 10th, 19th and March 3rd and 4th. Individual 16-034 Web Response Letter
(PDF 40 KB/2 pages)

16-034 Responsive Records
(PDF 5.6 MB/11 pages)

16-036 The Service Contract between B.C. Ferries and Cubic Transportation Systems, dated February 6, 2004. CTV News 16-036 Web Response Letter
(PDF 41 KB/2 pages)

16-036 Responsive Record
(PDF 551 KB/25 pages)