BC Ferries cancels sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen due to staff shortages – BC News

BC Ferries staff shortage

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BC Ferries has canceled two round trips on the Swartz Bay route to Tsawwassen, citing staffing issues.

Dinner and 16 departures from Tsawwassen and 14 and 18 departures from Swartz Bay on the coastal renaissance have been canceled.

In a statement, BC Ferries said it requires a specific number of crew members on board to ensure the safety of passengers in an emergency and to comply with Transport Canada rules.

It said customers with reservations would get their reservation fees refunded.

For up-to-date sailing and departure information, BC Ferries recommends following the company on Twitter (@BCFerries), checking out www.bcferries.com or calling 1-888-223-3779.

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