Thursday April 17, 2014


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Better ways to economize

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Editor:

Like most people on the Coast, I am not happy with BC Ferries “solutions” to its financial shortfalls.

While I’m also not in favour of the reduced seniors fares, what really galls me (besides the outlandish bonuses the senior management receives) is the corporation’s announced plan to spend $2 million on a “renewed” terminal at Horseshoe Bay. The existing terminal, which was revised not that many years ago, works well, but I suspect the corporate heads plan to turn it into a slick shopping mall like the one in Nanaimo. If that is the plan, it would kill the small businesses now existent in Horseshoe Bay that thrive on ferry traffic, show a little local colour and make the wait between ferries pleasant or at least tolerable.

If the corporation is trying to economize, doesn’t it make more sense to leave the terminal as is, get rid of the high priced executives who can only think in corporate terms, (hey! let’s put a casino on the ferries) and employ some management people with more creative ways of dealing with the financial issues?

Anna Banana

Roberts Creek


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