Winning names for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport vessels announced by Toronto Port Authority
The new ferry to serve Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport was delivered to the Toronto Port Authority in December. It will be named after marathon swimmer Marilyn Bell after a contest to name the new ferry. (CNW Group/Toronto Port Authority)
New ferry to be named after pioneering marathon swimmer
The new ferry recently delivered to the TPA will be named the
People throughout Ontario submitted names either online or at kiosks in the BBTCA, and 10 finalists were chosen for an online vote over the past month to determine the winners.
"The TPA is thrilled that Torontonians have chosen names with such historical significance that reflect the determination and courage for which our city and country is famous," said TPA President and CEO
A photo of the new ferry is attached.
Those who submitted Marilyn Bell's name had their names entered into a draw to win a
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