Jeff Bell

BC Hydro scammers powered up activities last year

An ongoing scam aimed at BC Hydro cost customers close to $45,000 in 2018. Nanaimo has been one of the hardest-hit areas, along with Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond and Vernon. About 6,000...

BC Ferries announces new passenger rules

BC Ferries passengers will not be allowed to pop down to enclosed-vehicle decks to take a nap or tend to a pet as of October 11. BC Ferries announced the measure Tuesday, as well as the decision to...

BC Ferries to add one vessel every year for next 12 years at average cost of $70m per ship

BC Ferries president and CEO Mark Collins said the Crown corporation is looking to add about one new ship a year for the next 12 years, at an average cost of $70 million apiece. “This strong...

‘Luxury cruise’ passenger ferry between Vancouver and Victoria to launch in May

V2V Vacations is gearing up for a May 1 launch of its passenger ferry service between Victoria and Vancouver. The company’s V2V Empress is a 254-seat catamaran that will follow a...