APEBC (Virtual) - The Lonely Road: The Inter-City Bus Business in a Pandemic (John Wilson, Wilson Group of Companies)

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Thursday 10 December 2020, 01:00 - 02:30

 

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Lonely Road: The Inter-City Bus Business in a Pandemic

Already undergoing structural change, the pandemic has dealt a blow to this low-cost travel option linking Canada’s small cities and towns.  Our speaker will profile this industry, its customers and competition from new entrants, other transport modes, and ride-sharing, as well as the role of governments and regulatory agencies. 

Date:          Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020   10am Pacific time

Location:    Virtual - Registered attendees will be provided a WebEx link

Cost:           APEBC Members   $0

                   CABE National Members:  $0

                    Non-members:  $20

 

About the Speaker

John is the co-owner and CEO of Wilson's Group of Companies, which includes Wilson’s Transportation Ltd., Gray Line Sightseeing, YYJ Airport Shuttle, and BC Ferries Connector.  John has over 30 years experience in the motor coach, school bus and sightseeing industry.

John is chair of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Victoria's Economic Development and Downtown Prosperity Task Force as well as Destination Greater Victoria's Transportation Committee.

He is also co-owner of the Victoria Grizzlies Junior A hockey club, and the Victoria HarbourCats and Nanaimo Night Owls baseball clubs. 

 

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