Premier Is Massaging The Message To Distract From Facts In Teachers' Strike

Premier Is Massaging The Message To Distract From Facts In Teachers' Strike

09. 4.2014
If you pay attention to all the ruckus about massages, you may miss the fact that teachers are being asked to give up their Charter rights...
Domestic Violence In B.C. Left 18 Dead This Year: Report

Domestic Violence In B.C. Left 18 Dead This Year: Report

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09. 3.2014
VICTORIA - Black eyes, numerous stitches and guns put in her mouth convinced Robin Russell she would be better off taking her chances with...
Like Everyone Else, I Want This Dispute To End

Like Everyone Else, I Want This Dispute To End

09. 3.2014
I worry the B.C. Teachers' Federation is actually counting on government to legislate an end to this strike so they can avoid having a...
Clark Wades Into Teacher Dispute

Clark Wades Into Teacher Dispute

The Canadian Press  09. 3.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's premier chastised the teachers' union and urged its members to cast aside strike action on Wednesday, inciting...
Dad Builds Mini-School In Living Room

Dad Builds Mini-School In Living Room

09. 2.2014
One East Vancouver dad has become so frustrated with the ongoing teachers dispute, he has decided to take his daughter's education...
I Can Love My Kids, But I Can't Teach Them Grade 6 Math

I Can Love My Kids, But I Can't Teach Them Grade 6 Math

09. 2.2014
The two eldest, going into Grades 3 and 6 are outright depressed. They know what they are missing (friends, fun and a fresh start to the...
What's Behind The Malaise With B.C.'s Local Elections?

What's Behind The Malaise With B.C.'s Local Elections?

09. 2.2014
In Vancouver, less than one in five eligible voters re-elected Gregor Robertson in 2011. In Victoria, less than one in six re-elected Dean...
Raffi Calls Out B.C. Premier On Twitter

Raffi Calls Out B.C. Premier On Twitter

09. 2.2014
Beloved children's entertainer Raffi Cavoukian has aimed some sharp criticism at B.C. Premier Christy Clark as the province's teachers'...
1st Day Of School In B.C. Looks Very Different This Year

1st Day Of School In B.C. Looks Very Different This Year

09. 2.2014
The first day of school looks very different for about half a million public students in B.C. this year. Teachers remain on strike as a...
School <em>Still</em> Out In B.C.

School Still Out In B.C.

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Queena Zeng anticipated her final year of high school would be fairly stressful, packed with SAT cram sessions and the nerve-racking...
B.C. Parents Scramble As Teachers' Strike Delays School Year

B.C. Parents Scramble As Teachers' Strike Delays School Year

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  09. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Daycare operators in British Columbia are scrambling to keep up with increased demand for child support as more parents need...
Christy Clark Slams Teachers On Twitter

Christy Clark Slams Teachers On Twitter

09. 1.2014
Not only are the two sides in the B.C. teachers' strike too far apart to even begin mediation, on Sunday - in what is arguably a new...
Feud Between B.C. Teachers And Government Dates Back Decades

Feud Between B.C. Teachers And Government Dates Back Decades

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 1.2014
VANCOUVER - All summer long, there's been one overriding conversation amongst the hundred-plus employees at a Vancouver financial firm...
Dear Christy Clark, You And I Disagree On What Taxes Should Be Used For

Dear Christy Clark, You And I Disagree On What Taxes Should Be Used For

09. 1.2014
Today I'm writing to you about what you've said in response to the breakdown in talks to end the teachers' strike. You said that you want...