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...
B.C. Government's Lesson On Contracts Is Flawed

B.C. Government's Lesson On Contracts Is Flawed

06.24.2014
When my students ask me who has to follow the law, should I answer everyone except the government? Previously, I taught that a contract...
B.C. Teachers' Contract Dispute Is A Raging Fire Of Utter Dysfunction

B.C. Teachers' Contract Dispute Is A Raging Fire Of Utter Dysfunction

06.24.2014
Dramatic? Yes. granted. But I have two boys who aren't in school, school taxes to pay for teachers who aren't getting paid, and a business...
No Farm Tax Break For B.C. Pot Companies

No Farm Tax Break For B.C. Pot Companies

James Keller, The Canadian Press  06.24.2014
VANCOUVER - Medical marijuana producers setting up shop in British Columbia won't be able to claim a lucrative property tax break designed...
B.C. School Student Grades Accidentally Emailed To Parents

B.C. School Student Grades Accidentally Emailed To Parents

The Canadian Press  06.24.2014
SURREY, B.C. - British Columbia's privacy commissioner and the education ministry have been alerted to an incident involving one high school...
Pipeline Protesters Lock Doors To B.C. Tory MP Offices

Pipeline Protesters Lock Doors To B.C. Tory MP Offices

06.24.2014
Chains and padlocks greeted workers at the constituency offices of two B.C. Conservative MPs Tuesday, as opponents of the Enbridge Northern...
Teachers' Strike Impacts Final Exam Questions

Teachers' Strike Impacts Final Exam Questions

The Canadian Press  06.24.2014
VANCOUVER - B.C. high school students may have studied for weeks in preparation for provincial English and Social Studies exams, but a...
Striking Teachers Brainstorm Plan B

Striking Teachers Brainstorm Plan B

The Canadian Press  06.23.2014
VANCOUVER - Educators huddled Sunday night, trying to come up with a plan B after a veteran mediator declined their invitation to help...
This Is Not A Typical Monday Morning In B.C. Schools

This Is Not A Typical Monday Morning In B.C. Schools

06.23.2014
We need something else. Something I try to teach my students. We need open minds and open hearts. This polarization of two sides, teachers'...
Mediator Declines To Help End Teachers Dispute

Mediator Declines To Help End Teachers Dispute

The Canadian Press  06.22.2014
VANCOUVER - A veteran mediator has turned down a request to try to settle British Columbia's teachers strike.B.C. Teachers Federation spokesman...