A Letter To B.C. Parents, From A Striking Teacher

A Letter To B.C. Parents, From A Striking Teacher

06.30.2014
I often think of the raw deal you've been given when I'm on the line. Your child has moved on from our labour dispute weeks ago, and is...
B.C.'s Cash Offer To Teachers Almost Expired

B.C.'s Cash Offer To Teachers Almost Expired

The Canadian Press  06.30.2014
VANCOUVER - The province's offer to give B.C.'s public school teachers some extra cash if they sign a deal ending their strike expires...
Support Staff Workers Sign Deals With B.C.

Support Staff Workers Sign Deals With B.C.

The Canadian Press  06.29.2014
VANCOUVER - More than 3,000 support staff workers in six school districts have signed agreements with British Columbia.The agreements between...
Remedial Summer Classes Must Be Taught: Labour Board

Remedial Summer Classes Must Be Taught: Labour Board

The Canadian Press  06.29.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's labour board has ruled striking educators must teach summer classes for high-school students who failed...
How Some B.C. Students May Return To Class

How Some B.C. Students May Return To Class

The Canadian Press  06.27.2014
VANCOUVER - A decision by B.C.'s teachers' union means a small fraction of half-a-million public school students may return to the classroom...
B.C. Education Is Best In Canada: Report

B.C. Education Is Best In Canada: Report

06.27.2014
Despite the turmoil between B.C. teachers and the provincial government, a new report has ranked B.C.'s education system as the best in...
WATCH: Why B.C. Teachers Are So Angry

WATCH: Why B.C. Teachers Are So Angry

06.27.2014
The contract dispute between B.C. teachers and the province is a long and complicated one that includes two significant court rulings,...
Aboriginal Cemetery Development Controversy Reveals Double Standard

Aboriginal Cemetery Development Controversy Reveals Double Standard

06.27.2014
The situation on Grace Islet illustrates a bigger problem with aboriginal and non-aboriginal relationships in British Columbia and Canada....
5 Tips To Transition From School to Summer

5 Tips To Transition From School to Summer

06.26.2014
Routine is important for adults as well, and as a parent I must admit I have come to rely heavily upon the school schedule to guide the...
HISTORIC SUPREME COURT DECISION

HISTORIC SUPREME COURT DECISION

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  06.26.2014
VANCOUVER - It has been 150 years since the Tsilhqot'in people of British Columbia declared war on the Crown and the descendants of descendants...
Students With Failing Grades 'Bumped' To A Pass

Students With Failing Grades 'Bumped' To A Pass

06.25.2014
The Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows School District has sent a memo to teachers explaining grades 10 and 11 students will receive final marks...
B.C. Teachers Threaten To Picket Summer School

B.C. Teachers Threaten To Picket Summer School

The Canadian Press  06.25.2014
VANCOUVER - Summer school could be the next casualty in British Columbia's teachers strike, with the union promising to continue its walkout...
Enbridge Pipeline Must Be Opposed With 'Massive Civil Disobedience'

Enbridge Pipeline Must Be Opposed With 'Massive Civil Disobedience'

06.25.2014
The Conservative government's decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline is the greatest threat to national unity since the Quebec...
Parents Organize Makeshift Grad During Teacher Strike

Parents Organize Makeshift Grad During Teacher Strike

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  06.24.2014
VANCOUVER - One mom is arranging the flowers, another created a program, a third produced a slideshow pairing baby photographs with present...