VICTORIA, BC, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. is
pleased to announce that Gordon R. Larkin has been appointed to its Board of
Directors effective October 1, 2007.
Mr. Larkin, former representative of the Pacific Region of the Canadian
Labour Congress, has extensive expertise in labour negotiations, collective
agreements and community relations.
Mr. Larkin replaces the late Ray Whitehead as the nominee of the BC Ferry
and Marine Workers' Union on the BC Ferries' Board of Directors. Mr. Whitehead
was a long-time member of the BC Ferries' Board of Directors, serving from
June 24, 1998 until his passing on June 11, 2007.
In making the announcement, Elizabeth J. Harrison, Q.C., Chair,
acknowledged Mr. Whitehead's extensive service and contribution to BC Ferries
as he represented the interests of ferry workers, the company and the
travelling public alike.
For further information:
For further information: Media Contact: BC Ferries, Media Relations,
Victoria: (250) 978-1267, BC Ferry and Marine Workers' Union, Nanaimo: (250)