The MV Holiday Island – A Fond Farewell

On July 22, 2022 one of the most trusted ferries in any Canadian fleet suffered a fire that would seal its’ fate. The MV Holiday Island was a trusted ship that ferried passengers during the summer months between Cape Tormentine New Brunswick and Borden Prince Edward Island until the opening of Confederation Bridge in 1997. […]

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New Prince Edward Island Ferry

The federal government recently announced that there will be new funding to replace the MV Holiday Island. Built in 1971, the Holiday Island provided steady service between Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick and Borden, Prince Edward Island until the opening of Confederation Bridge in 1997. The Holiday Island joined the new MV Confederation on the Wood […]

PEI Ferry Service “Announcement”

This past Friday, an anticipated announcement was to be made regarding the state of the ferry service connecting Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. What resulted was an announcement, that said in future, we hope to make another announcement based on an announcement of set criteria that needs to be met in order for a future announcement to be […]

A Scaled Back PEI Ferry Service

How exactly did anyone not see the possibility of this happening?  The much-depended on ferry service connecting Caribou Nova Scotia to Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island is going to be somewhat scaled back for the remainder of the 2016 sailing season. During the busy tourism season, the service is dependent on two ships being completely […]