About BC Ferries

Upcoming and Ongoing Projects

Saltery Bay Terminal Wi-Fi pilot

We are running a pilot project at Saltery Bay that provides free Wi-Fi access in the waiting room and holding lanes at the terminal. 

Saltery Bay

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Introducing a Smoke-Free Environment

To support the health and wellness of our customers and employees, BC Ferries introduced a smoke-free environment on board all vessels and at all terminals on January 22, 2018.

Passengers on outer deck image

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Horseshoe Bay Terminal Engagement

The time has come to create a new vision for Horseshoe Bay terminal, from the services it provides to the look and functionality of its design. Your input will be the cornerstone of the redevelopment effort and will help to shape the future design and function of the terminal.

We want to hear from you 

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Lower Closed Vehicle Deck Access Onboard

On October 11, 2017, BC Ferries harmonized its safety practices with Canadian ferry operators relating to Transport Canada regulations that prohibit passengers from remaining in their vehicle on any closed deck on a vessel that is underway.

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Spirit of British Columbia Mid-Life Upgrade

The Spirit of British Columbia has returned to service on the Metro Vancouver (Tsawwassen) - Vancouver Island (Swartz Bay) route following extensive upgrades, including the conversion to operate on natural gas, which is much cleaner for the environment.

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BC Ferries' Island Class

BC Ferries is building two Island Class vessels to serve the Northern Gulf Islands. The first of the new vessels will be deployed on the Powell River – Texada Island route and the second vessel will replace the Quadra Queen II on the Port McNeill – Alert Bay – Sointula route.

The two new, Island Class vessels are scheduled to enter the fleet by 2020.

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