Ferry meetings here this week

  • Sep. 15, 2014 6:00 a.m.

The NDP’s town hall ferry meetings on Haida Gwaii start Thursday in Queen Charlotte, and continue in Sandspit on Saturday. In Charlotte, the meeting is at 6:30 pm in the community hall. NDP ferry critic Claire Trevena and North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice want to hear from islanders about their concerns with the reduced ferry service. “I am very interested to hear the issue both, of affordability and practicality of what has happened to BC Ferries, that’s of great interest,” Ms Trevena said Monday. She called the ferry a system “a lifeline, an essential part of our work, our economy, our way of life.” She and Ms Rice also plan to meet islands’ politicians including representatives of the villages and the CHN. They will also hold a public coffee-shop style meeting on Saturday from 10:30 am in the Sandspit airport.

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