Ontario Teachers Donate $100,000 To Striking B.C. Counterparts

Ontario Teachers Donate $100,000 To Striking B.C. Counterparts

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09.12.2014
VANCOUVER - Chief negotiators were quietly hunkered down for talks as another week without school loomed on the horizon for half-a-million...
A Rough Guide To E80 And The B.C. Teachers' Strike

A Rough Guide To E80 And The B.C. Teachers' Strike

09.12.2014
Everybody watching the B.C. public teachers' strike has heard of E80, and nobody understands it. Even the negotiating teams can't agree...
Christy Clark Is Balancing the Budget at the Expense of Kids and Teachers

Christy Clark Is Balancing the Budget at the Expense of Kids and Teachers

09.12.2014
The current teachers federation vs. government struggle is more than a labour dispute. For those who look closely, what's revealed is a...
WATCH: Singing Out Teachers' Strike Frustrations

WATCH: Singing Out Teachers' Strike Frustrations

09.12.2014
A song written and performed by a 16-year-old student about the B.C. teachers' strike is burning up Facebook. Hailey Klein, who should...
Homemade Study Guide Goes Viral To Help Grade 12 Students During Strike

Homemade Study Guide Goes Viral To Help Grade 12 Students During Strike

09.11.2014
A B.C. university student who compiled a study guide to help his sister, a Grade 12 student, during the province's public teachers' strike...
Education Minister No Longer Ruling Out Back-To-Work Legislation

Education Minister No Longer Ruling Out Back-To-Work Legislation

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09.11.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's education minister is edging away from his long-held position not to legislate striking teachers back to...
Christy Clark Event Caterers Find Restaurant Window Smashed

Christy Clark Event Caterers Find Restaurant Window Smashed

09.11.2014
A Maple Ridge restaurant that catered an event for B.C. Premier Christy Clark says it was on the receiving end of "harsh" criticism from...
I Served To Help Children Attend School Abroad, But Am Helpless In B.C.

I Served To Help Children Attend School Abroad, But Am Helpless In B.C.

09.11.2014
I sacrificed myself, along with my army buddies, to help children in other countries to attend school, but what can I do in my own country...
B.C. Teachers' Strike: 5 Tips For Survival

B.C. Teachers' Strike: 5 Tips For Survival

09.10.2014
As a mother of a nine-year-old boy in the public school system and a working physician, I am seeing the effects of the strike on many of...
'Widely Expected' Teachers' Vote Result Turns Up Pressure On Province

'Widely Expected' Teachers' Vote Result Turns Up Pressure On Province

The Canadian Press  09.10.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's striking teachers are turning up the pressure in their ongoing labour dispute by overwhelmingly endorsing...
Big Budget Surplus Not For Teachers' Deal: Finance Minister

Big Budget Surplus Not For Teachers' Deal: Finance Minister

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09.10.2014
VICTORIA - Finance Minister Mike de Jong says British Columbia's budget surplus is higher than originally forecast, but he's not about...
Are These Men's Health Ads Funny Or Sexist?

Are These Men's Health Ads Funny Or Sexist?

09.10.2014
A new set of ads raising awareness for men's health are also raising some eyebrows. The Canadian Men's Health Foundation has launched...
He Goaltends, And Other Things You May Not Know About Kirk LaPointe

He Goaltends, And Other Things You May Not Know About Kirk LaPointe

09. 9.2014
Vancouver mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe has a ways to go before he has the name recognition of incumbent Gregor Robertson. But at least...