Ferry News

Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017

Change in the schedule of school busses using the Howe Island County Ferry.
As of Monday November 13, 2017 Tri-Board Student Transportation Services made the following change: • Replaced the two (2) 72 passenger busses with one (1) 56 passenger bus that will pick up all the students previously transported on two (2) busses.
There are no changed to the French language bus or the smaller school bus.
We wish to acknowledge the actions taken by Tri-Board to our concerns...
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Posted Thursday, October 26, 2017

Note: A neww FAQ about the 2017 out-of-water inspection is now online.
October 26, 2017 - We wish to provide you with another update regarding the upcoming Frontenac-Howe Islander Ferry out-of-water inspection. The start date of the out-of-water inspection has been changed from Monday October 30 to Sunday October 29. We expect there to be a service interruption of 6-7 hours on Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
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Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 - We would like to provide an update on the Howe Island County Ferry, especially in light of recent work being done to mitigate the high water levels and ensure continuing operation of the ferry.                                                                 
In MTO and our efforts to keep the ferry operational...
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Posted Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Communique regarding high water levels Howe Island  May 3, 2017
Good morning, You will have noticed that water levels around Howe Island have reached higher than normal levels. This communique is to let you know that the County is constantly monitoring water levels on the St. Lawrence River, and will advise you of any changes in County ferry service as soon as they arise. Although the ferry continues to run on a regular basis, there have been short, periodic closures on both County...
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Posted Friday, January 06, 2017

Follow the Howe Island County Ferry on Twitter for further updates. Howe Island County Ferry Update January 6 4 p.m.
The Howe Island Ferry remains out of service. We have been in touch with everyone involved in this repair including staff at the Ministry of Transportation as recent as 3:30 p.m. At the moment we still estimate the ferry to be back in service at 9 p.m. Please understand...
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