1st Day Of School In B.C. Looks Very Different This Year

1st Day Of School In B.C. Looks Very Different This Year

09. 2.2014
The first day of school looks very different for about half a million public students in B.C. this year. Teachers remain on strike as a...
School <em>Still</em> Out In B.C.

School Still Out In B.C.

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Queena Zeng anticipated her final year of high school would be fairly stressful, packed with SAT cram sessions and the nerve-racking...
B.C. Parents Scramble As Teachers' Strike Delays School Year

B.C. Parents Scramble As Teachers' Strike Delays School Year

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  09. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Daycare operators in British Columbia are scrambling to keep up with increased demand for child support as more parents need...
Christy Clark Slams Teachers On Twitter

Christy Clark Slams Teachers On Twitter

09. 1.2014
Not only are the two sides in the B.C. teachers' strike too far apart to even begin mediation, on Sunday - in what is arguably a new...
Feud Between B.C. Teachers And Government Dates Back Decades

Feud Between B.C. Teachers And Government Dates Back Decades

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 1.2014
VANCOUVER - All summer long, there's been one overriding conversation amongst the hundred-plus employees at a Vancouver financial firm...
Dear Christy Clark, You And I Disagree On What Taxes Should Be Used For

Dear Christy Clark, You And I Disagree On What Taxes Should Be Used For

09. 1.2014
Today I'm writing to you about what you've said in response to the breakdown in talks to end the teachers' strike. You said that you want...
Province To Start Daycare Cash As Teacher Talks Collapse

Province To Start Daycare Cash As Teacher Talks Collapse

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  08.31.2014
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government said on Sunday it expects to be helping parents pay the costs of daycare because the first...
No Chance Now Of Public School Starting As Scheduled

No Chance Now Of Public School Starting As Scheduled

The Canadian Press  08.30.2014
RICHMOND, B.C. - Veteran mediator Vince Ready has walked away from talks between British Columbia teachers and their employer, smothering...
Will B.C. Public School Start On Tuesday?

Will B.C. Public School Start On Tuesday?

The Canadian Press  08.29.2014
VANCOUVER - School districts in British Columbia are holding off telling parents the start of classes will be cancelled next Tuesday amid...
B.C. Teachers' Strike Violates My Right To Education

B.C. Teachers' Strike Violates My Right To Education

08.29.2014
I'm a 16 year old student whose future is at stake, my rights are being violated, and I need you to hear me out.
Ending Teachers' Dispute Lies In Hands Of B.C. Government

Ending Teachers' Dispute Lies In Hands Of B.C. Government

08.29.2014
Teachers do not hold the purse strings to public funds in this province. Teachers cannot pass legislation. Teachers cannot ignore Supreme...
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...