BC Ferries is about to introduce three new Intermediate Class Ferries. To celebrate these additions to the fleet, BC Ferries and its CEO Mike Corrigan are asking the public to name them.
“We think a ferry’s name is important because it is a reflection of who we are as a province and the culture we all share. Opening the naming of our ferries to the public and to our employees is an opportunity to engage everyone in this historic event,” Corrigan said in a statement.
“So please think creatively. Consider the beauty of our coast and the important role our ferries play in reliably and safely transporting people and goods along our coastal waters,” he added.
And “think creatively” the people did.
On BC Ferries’ Facebook page, disgruntled customers — the struggling company has been cutting costs and increasing fares — used the contest to let off some steam.
Needless to say, we don’t see a winner in the bunch.
Some of the witty suggestions so far:
- Queen of No Other Choice
- The Spirit of