The Robbery Known As Class Composition Is B.C.'s Dark Secret

The Robbery Known As Class Composition Is B.C.'s Dark Secret

06.19.2014
When there are 30 students, two grade levels, seven IEPs, five ELL (English Language Learners), three pending designations, two on the...
Too Many B.C. Kids Waiting For Homes: Report

Too Many B.C. Kids Waiting For Homes: Report

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  06.19.2014
VICTORIA - On any given day in British Columbia more than 1,000 children in government care are waiting to be adopted, says a report released...
B.C. Government Compares To South Africa Apartheid Era

B.C. Government Compares To South Africa Apartheid Era

06.19.2014
I find myself here at a time when workers' rights, won over many struggles over a century ago, are in danger. I am here now when the very...
Teachers' Union Calls For Mediation To End Dispute

Teachers' Union Calls For Mediation To End Dispute

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  06.19.2014
VANCOUVER - With no sign of a deal on the horizon, British Columbia's unionized teachers called Thursday for mediation in hopes an independent...
B.C. Minister Broke Rules, Keeps Job

B.C. Minister Broke Rules, Keeps Job

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  06.18.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's Opposition New Democrats are calling on Premier Christy Clark to boot her minister of advanced education...
B.C. First Nations Unite To Fight Pipeline Approval

B.C. First Nations Unite To Fight Pipeline Approval

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  06.18.2014
VANCOUVER - One of the biggest hurdles for the Northern Gateway project is one the company has never had the means to address.Now that...
Food Bank Opening For Surrey Teachers

Food Bank Opening For Surrey Teachers

06.18.2014
B.C. teachers continued to walk the picket line Wednesday, prompting the creation of a special food bank to help those struggling to make...
Harper Just Picked A Pipeline Fight He Can't Win

Harper Just Picked A Pipeline Fight He Can't Win

06.18.2014
The next hurdle, should it come to that, is the escalation of protests and the use of peaceful civil disobedience to stop the pipeline....
Northern Gateway Pipeline Needs 6th B.C. Condition

Northern Gateway Pipeline Needs 6th B.C. Condition

06.18.2014
The federal government's failure to respect the will of British Columbians is particularly ironic. In 1980 when Trudeau introduced the...
#209Conditions Meme Mocks Northern Gateway Decision

#209Conditions Meme Mocks Northern Gateway Decision

06.17.2014
Opposition politicians, enviromentalists and First Nations activists were quick to attack the Northern Gateway decision on Tuesday. Many...
B.C. Teachers Are Only Asking For What Was Taken Away

B.C. Teachers Are Only Asking For What Was Taken Away

06.17.2014
The B.C. teachers' union isn't demanding unheard-of new funding. They're asking for the funding that B.C.'s kids used to have. They're...
Alberta Pleased With Pipeline Approval

Alberta Pleased With Pipeline Approval

The Canadian Press  06.17.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Dave Hancock says the decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline is a step forward for the country.Hancock...
Harper Approves Northern Gateway Pipeline

Harper Approves Northern Gateway Pipeline

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  06.17.2014
VANCOUVER - The federal government is giving a conditional green light to Enbridge Inc.'s controversial $7-billion Northern Gateway pipeline...
'The Answer Is Still No': B.C. Pipeline Protest

'The Answer Is Still No': B.C. Pipeline Protest

06.17.2014
Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Vancouver against the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, just hours after it received conditional...