B.C. Ferries fires president and CEO

After a tumultuous few years marked by staffing challenges, sailing cancellations and pandemic losses, B.C. Ferries has fired its president and CEO.

The corporation announced the decision Friday.

“As a board, we believe it is time for renewal, fresh ideas and a renewed commitment to the highest standards of customer service, safety and affordability,” wrote board chair Joy MacPhail, who was appointed to her role less than a month ago.

“We thank Mr. Collins for his hard work and dedication to B.C. Ferries. We wish him well in all future endeavours.”

Collins had been with the corporation since 2004, working in a series of positions within the company until becoming CEO in 2017.

Jill Sharland, who was previously vice-president

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