Why Don't Young People In B.C. Vote?

Why Don't Young People In B.C. Vote?

09.25.2014
Contrary to where you might think I'm going with all this, young people aren't completely in silence. Younger people are more frequent...
Some Limits Set On B.C. First Nation Land Rights Ruling

Some Limits Set On B.C. First Nation Land Rights Ruling

The Canadian Press  09.25.2014
VANCOUVER - First Nations have claimed a Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Tsilhqot'in land rights case gives them substantial powers,...
B.C. Public Schools Need More Funding, Not Fundraising

B.C. Public Schools Need More Funding, Not Fundraising

09.24.2014
I find that the inadequacies of public education funding have ignited a fire in me. Is anyone else feeling like we should stop fundraising...
First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  09.24.2014
VANCOUVER - With a decision imminent on the Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern British Columbia, area First Nations have delivered...
B.C. Deeper In Debt Despite Claims Of Balanced Budget

B.C. Deeper In Debt Despite Claims Of Balanced Budget

09.23.2014
"B.C. is currently on target to balance the 2014/15 budget," declared B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong while unveiling the government's...
B.C. Mayors, Councillors Out To Pickpocket Taxpayers Yet Again

B.C. Mayors, Councillors Out To Pickpocket Taxpayers Yet Again

09.23.2014
An important travel advisory for provincial politicians headed to this week's Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) conference in Whistler:...
It's Time For B.C. Teachers To Stop Lying To Parents

It's Time For B.C. Teachers To Stop Lying To Parents

09.23.2014
The teachers have been lying to us. For years. They've been covering it up. Papering over underfunding and mismanaged fiscal priorities...
Return To Classes 'Very Emotional'

Return To Classes 'Very Emotional'

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09.22.2014
VANCOUVER - While his striking kindergarten teacher was off-the-job, four-year-old Branden Reynolds was working hard — reading up to...
'One Tough Mother' Runs For Surrey Mayor

'One Tough Mother' Runs For Surrey Mayor

09.22.2014
Surrey city councillor Barinder Rasode announced today she will be running for Mayor of Surrey in the upcoming municipal election.  Rasode...
I Refuse To Stop Spending My Own Money On My Classroom

I Refuse To Stop Spending My Own Money On My Classroom

09.22.2014
Yes, I've bought the materials in the boxes that I'll be hauling to work each day this week. And yes, I sincerely wish that I hadn't had...
A Normal Sunday, At Last

A Normal Sunday, At Last

09.21.2014
The early afternoon sun brightens the kitchen as it shines down through the skylight; I can hear my two youngest children, managing to...
BACK TO SCHOOL!

BACK TO SCHOOL!

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  09.21.2014
VANCOUVER - Many parents and students in B.C. are relieved school is finally starting on Monday after three weeks of delay, and some say...
Teachers Shut Out Of B.C. Liberal Fundraiser After 'Security' Concerns

Teachers Shut Out Of B.C. Liberal Fundraiser After 'Security' Concerns

09.21.2014
A group of teachers who bought tickets to B.C. Liberal fundraiser say they were rejected from attending after concerns about “security,”...
'Neither Side Got Exactly What They Wanted'

'Neither Side Got Exactly What They Wanted'

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09.19.2014
VANCOUVER - With British Columbia's teachers' strike resolved, George Tso is shifting from stress to school-mode after three weeks using...