Glimmer Of Hope As Mediator Meets With Both Sides Of Teachers' Strike

Glimmer Of Hope As Mediator Meets With Both Sides Of Teachers' Strike

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  08.28.2014
RICHMOND, B.C. - A veteran labour mediator waded into a bitter dispute between the British Columbia government and its teachers Thursday,...
Education Minister Asks Teachers To Suspend Strike

Education Minister Asks Teachers To Suspend Strike

The Canadian Press  08.27.2014
VICTORIA - The question of whether British Columbia's half-million schoolchildren start classes as scheduled next week appears to hinge...
B.C. Teachers Back On Pickets 1 Week Before Scheduled Classes Start

B.C. Teachers Back On Pickets 1 Week Before Scheduled Classes Start

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  08.26.2014
VANCOUVER - For the past two months, Chris Moon has been running tractors, bailers and swathers at his father's hay farm in Creston, B.C.He...
B.C. Tory MP Reveals Frustration Over Work Sacrifices

B.C. Tory MP Reveals Frustration Over Work Sacrifices

Sara Harowitz  08.26.2014
A Conservative B.C. MP's personal Facebook post gives a rare glimpse into the life of a federal politician and the need to be "politically...
Striking B.C. Teachers Offering $40 Daycare Services

Striking B.C. Teachers Offering $40 Daycare Services

08.26.2014
Many striking teachers in B.C. are setting up day camps and childcare services for school kids starting next week, under the expectation...
B.C. Teachers Ramp Up Pressure On Government

B.C. Teachers Ramp Up Pressure On Government

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  08.25.2014
VANCOUVER - The union representing British Columbia's striking teachers plans to spend the final week before the scheduled start of classes...
This MasterChef Wishes She Had A Different Conversation With Christy Clark

This MasterChef Wishes She Had A Different Conversation With Christy Clark

08.25.2014
I consider myself an extremely resourceful woman. I don't give up until I find an answer. Funny thing though, in this situation I cannot...
B.C. Teachers' Strike Is Like Watching Parents Divorce

B.C. Teachers' Strike Is Like Watching Parents Divorce

08.25.2014
As a therapist, I specialize in assisting families through separation and divorce, and this entire impasse has reminded me of the dynamics...
I Was So Wrong About Teaching, So Why Am I Still Doing It?

I Was So Wrong About Teaching, So Why Am I Still Doing It?

08.25.2014
When I heard teachers complaining about possible limits on sick time, I rolled my eyes. Big time. Then I started teaching. And I had to...
'Let's Get This Deal Done': Teachers' Union Challenges Province

'Let's Get This Deal Done': Teachers' Union Challenges Province

08.25.2014
The head of the B.C. Teachers' Federation is urging government to enter mediation with teachers in order to end an ongoing strike before...
For Every Student, There Was A Teacher

For Every Student, There Was A Teacher

08.24.2014
I am not an upset parent, I am not a teacher nor someone who is related to a teacher. I am a recently graduated French Immersion student....
B.C. Parents Deserve To Know True Plans For Public Education

B.C. Parents Deserve To Know True Plans For Public Education

08.23.2014
My son is in Grade 12 and my daughter is in Grade 2. With the current obscure fate of negotiations, I am anxious not only about my son's...
Fish Near Mine Spill Exceed Guidelines But Still Safe To Eat: Gov't

Fish Near Mine Spill Exceed Guidelines But Still Safe To Eat: Gov't

The Canadian Press  08.22.2014
LIKELY, B.C. - The B.C. government says fish tissue collected near the site of a tailings spill showed elevated levels of selenium, but...
Vancouver Taking Pipeline Challenge To Federal Court

Vancouver Taking Pipeline Challenge To Federal Court

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  08.22.2014
VANCOUVER - The city of Vancouver is going to court to try and have global climate change considered in Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain...