The fast ferries were one of the factors that led Gordon Campbell’s Liberal government to turn B.C. Ferries into a strange form of a private corporation. If the Liberals hoped the new structure would insulate them from complaints about the service, they were mistaken. They still got blamed, not least because they kept poking their fingers into big decisions.
Will the review include recommendations to fold Ferries back into government? It’s an option that would find favour in some quarters, but it wouldn’t fix all the problems