Please Don't LNG Us: An Open Letter To Christy Clark

Please Don't LNG Us: An Open Letter To Christy Clark

05.27.2014
You can still go on road trips. But instead of visiting China, why not visit those countries that are heavily investing in sustainable,...
Sides Must Bargain Hard To Resolve Teachers Dispute: Clark

Sides Must Bargain Hard To Resolve Teachers Dispute: Clark

Camille Bains, The Canadian Press  05.27.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's premier is hoping a Labour Relations Board meeting will jumpstart a resolution to the dispute that has families...
A Kindergarten Student Told Me Teachers Are 'Lazy, Greedy'

A Kindergarten Student Told Me Teachers Are 'Lazy, Greedy'

05.27.2014
A kindergarten student actually said this to me the other day: teachers are lazy and greedy for money and that's why teachers are going...
Rotating Teachers' Strikes Could Be First Of Many: Union

Rotating Teachers' Strikes Could Be First Of Many: Union

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  05.26.2014
VANCOUVER - Teachers in British Columbia say the government's plan to dock their pay by 10 per cent won't stop them from starting job action...
'To Rush To Legislation Is Not Where We're Going To Go'

'To Rush To Legislation Is Not Where We're Going To Go'

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  05.26.2014
VANCOUVER - As British Columbia teachers walked picket lines on Monday, the union and its employer resumed bargaining with pledges to stop...
Dear Parent Of The Average Child: One B.C. Teacher's Confession

Dear Parent Of The Average Child: One B.C. Teacher's Confession

05.25.2014
Your child is wonderful. She is always at school on time, does her homework almost every day, works well on her own, and is patient with...
B.C. Liberals Know How To Party

B.C. Liberals Know How To Party

05.25.2014
Negotiations with B.C. teachers must be stressful, judging by the steam Education Minister Peter Fassbender was letting off on a mechanical...
B.C. Teachers, School Boards Need Counselling Because They Sure Can't Get A DIvorce

B.C. Teachers, School Boards Need Counselling Because They Sure Can't Get A DIvorce

05.25.2014
Let's focus on an arbitrated contract that will get us through the next two to three years, but keep the mediator around for that period...
Red Flags Raised Over Multi-Million Dollar Infrastructure Projects Near You

Red Flags Raised Over Multi-Million Dollar Infrastructure Projects Near You

05.25.2014
Most of the billions spent on B.C. infrastructure projects in 2012 flew under the provincial radar. Out of sight, out of mind. Cost overruns...
RCMP And Beach-Goers Should Leave Wreck Beach Alone

RCMP And Beach-Goers Should Leave Wreck Beach Alone

05.22.2014
The RCMP's decision to place a tent at Wreck Beach full time for several hours a day is both unacceptable and dumb. However, some beach-goers...
B.C. Teachers' Contract Dispute Isn't Going Well

B.C. Teachers' Contract Dispute Isn't Going Well

James Keller, The Canadian Press  05.22.2014
VANCOUVER - The contract dispute between British Columbia's teachers and the province continues to escalate, with government negotiators...
B.C. Teachers Strike 2014: What Are Parents Supposed To Do?

B.C. Teachers Strike 2014: What Are Parents Supposed To Do?

05.22.2014
As a parent, I am just. So. Tired. When my daughter began school in 2011, we spent a year of uncertainty as job action took place and...
Clark Not Worried About Russia-China Gas Deal

Clark Not Worried About Russia-China Gas Deal

The Canadian Press  05.21.2014
VANCOUVER - B.C.'s premier is brushing aside a massive natural gas deal between China and Russia, insisting she's not worried it will affect...
Horgan Goes After Northern B.C.

Horgan Goes After Northern B.C.

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  05.20.2014
VICTORIA - Recently acclaimed New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan is touring northeastern British Columbia to drum up traditionally...