A webinar was held on Tuesday, December 11, 2021 for people who were unable to attend an in person meeting. The webinar included a presentation of the Discussion Guide and provided opportunities for participant comments and questions.


The provincial government conducted a province-wide consultation and engagement. Input received through this consultation and engagement will be considered along with technical, financial and policy considerations as the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and BC Ferries plan for the long-term sustainability of the coastal transportation network.

Consultation events included small group meetings and open houses at the following locations:

Small Group Meeting Schedule
Community Date Time Location
Queen Charlotte CityNovember 7 1:00pm-3:00pmQueen Charlotte City Community Hall
Prince RupertNovember 9 1:00pm-3:00pmNorth Coast Convention Centre
NanaimoNovember 15 9:00am - 11:00am
Coast Bastion Inn
Salt Spring IslandNovember 15 9:00am - 11:00am
The Harbour House Hotel
Powell RiverNovember 19 1:00pm-3:00pmPowell River Town Centre Hotel
Port HardyNovember 23 9:00am-11:00amPort Hardy Recreation Centre
VancouverNovember 26 1:00pm-3:00pmSFU Vancouver – Segal Graduate School of Business
Cortes IslandNovember 2811:00am-1:00pmGorge Hall
GibsonsDecember 110:00am-12:00pmThe Cedars Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
Comox (Courtenay)December 4 2:00pm-4:00pm The Westerly Hotel and Convention Centre
VictoriaDecember 5 1:00pm-3:00pmHotel Grand Pacific

Schedule subject to change.

Public Open House Schedule
Community Date Time Location
SandspitNovember 6 6:00pm-9:00pmSandspit Community Centre
Queen Charlotte CityNovember 7 6:00pm-9:00pmQueen Charlotte City Community Hall
MassetNovember 8 6:00pm-9:00pmMasset Community Hall
Gabriola IslandNovember 13 6:00pm-9:00pmThe Haven
PenelakutNovember 1412:00pm-3:00pmAdult Learning Centre
Thetis Island November 14 5:00pm-8:00pm Thetis Island Forbes Community Hall
Pender IslandNovember 14 5:00pm-8:00pmPender Islands Community Hall
Salt Spring Island November 15 6:00pm-9:00pm The Harbour House Hotel
Nanaimo November 15 6:00pm-9:00pm Coast Bastion Inn
Galiano IslandNovember 17 12:00pm-3:00pmGaliano Community Hall
Powell RiverNovember 19 6:00pm-9:00pmPowell River Town Centre Hotel
KlemtuNovember 20 6:00pm-9:00pmKitasoo Community Hall
Bella CoolaNovember 21 6:00pm-9:00pmLobelco Community Club
Alert Bay November 22 6:00pm-9:00pmAlert Bay Community Hall
Sointula November 23 6:00pm-9:00pm Sointula Community Hall
Bella BellaNovember 24 1:00pm-4:00pmWawiskas Community Hall
VancouverNovember 26 6:00pm-9:00pmSFU Vancouver - Segal Graduate School of Business
Quadra IslandNovember 27 6:00pm-9:00pmQuadra Island Community Centre
Bowen Island November 28 6:00pm-9:00pm Bowen Island Community School
Gibsons December 1 1:00pm-4:00pmThe Cedars Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
Mayne Island December 3 5:00pm-8:00pmMayne Island Community Centre
Saturna IslandDecember 4 5:00pm-8:00pmSaturna Island Community Hall
Comox (Courtenay)December 4 6:00pm-9:00pm The Westerly Hotel and Convention Centre
Texada IslandDecember 5 6:00pm-9:00pmTexada Island Community Hall
VictoriaDecember 5 6:00pm-9:00pmHotel Grand Pacific
Hornby IslandDecember 810:00am-1:00pmHornby Island Community Hall
Denman Island December 8 3:00pm-6:00pmDenman Island Community School

Schedule subject to change.