September 15, 2015 9:23 am

Controversy over BC Ferries sale

ABOVE: BC Ferries has sold off one of its most recognizable ships, amid rumours the corporation didn't get nearly what it was worth.Keith Baldrey reports.


One of BC Ferries’ best-known ships has a new owner, but not everyone is happy about the sale.

The Queen of Chilliwack ran the central coast route, but was decommissioned during the cost-savings service cuts.

Five years ago it was given $15 million in upgrades, but the province is not saying how much it sold the vessel for at this time.

The ferry corporation says it is still in the process of selling two other boats and disclosing what was paid for this one could undermine negotiations.

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