Role of Canada's Ferry Sector Discussed with Government

Press Release
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
A Canadian Ferry: Image credit CFOA

Canadian Ferry Operators Association CFOA Board of Directors & Senior Management meeting joined by government officers.

During this meeting, representatives from the Board of Directors met with Senator Dennis Dawson, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications and M.P. Larry Miller, Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.  These productive meetings focused on the role of the ferry sector in Canada.
"Ferry operators in Canada are committed to the safety of their passengers and are looking forward to a continued relationship with the Government of Canada," said Captain Jamie Marshall, Chair of the Board of Directors of CFOA.
“With over 40 million passengers each year, Canada’'s ferry sector is an important part of our transportation infrastructure,” said Serge Buy, CFOA’s Chief Executive Officer.
Also discussed at this meeting was the upcoming CFOA 2013 AGM & Conference, to be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.  This year’s conference theme is Charting the Course: Innovative Approaches to Customer Relations.

About CFOA
The Canadian Ferry Operators Association is the national voice of ferries in Canada.  Its members operate with the highest professional and operational standards and promote the safe operation of ferry services in Canada.

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