The Authority is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of BC Ferries in support of the public interest, appointing the Board of Directors of BC Ferries and for establishing compensation plans for the Directors and Executives of BC Ferries.


The following legislation are applicable to the Authority.

General By-Laws

Effective January,2020, the following are the current general bylaws applicable to the Authority:

Historical By-Law Amendments

The following historical amendments were proposed and accepted by The Authority:

Corporate Policies

The following corporate policies are applicable to the Authority.

BC Ferries Compensation

In accordance with the Coastal Ferry Act, B.C. Ferry Authority has established compensation plans for the directors and certain executives of British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.

Additional Websites

Past Studies and Reports on Coastal Ferry Services