Ferry cuts setting stage for bridge?

Duncan – Why do you think ferry fares on and off the islands have gone up consistently over the years?

With the talk yet again around bridging islands, this time Gabriola, I have to ask.

Could there be lobbying behind the oceanic scene, folks with an agenda? I can only guess.

Keep raising the boarding cost incrementally. Reduce sailing times. Make people surly until they convince themselves a bridge is the only viable option.

I truly hope such a game isn’t being played here.

If there is, I hope we can outlast, outwit such players – and vote them off the islands!

Cheryl Trudell