B.C.'s $1-Billion Investment Fails To Improve Primary Health Care

B.C.'s $1-Billion Investment Fails To Improve Primary Health Care

07. 4.2014
Since 2006, British Columbia has spent more than $1 billion to improve primary health care. So have B.C. patients benefited from such a...
2nd Mediator Declines To Help Solve Teacher Dispute

2nd Mediator Declines To Help Solve Teacher Dispute

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  07. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Mediation is off the table for now in the ongoing labour dispute between British Columbia's striking teachers and their employer,...
B.C. Raises Speed Limit On Some Highways

B.C. Raises Speed Limit On Some Highways

The Canadian Press  07. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - An overhaul of speed limits on British Columbia roads means drivers can put the pedal a little closer to the metal on some...
B.C. Teachers' Fight: It IS All About the Money

B.C. Teachers' Fight: It IS All About the Money

07. 2.2014
I regularly see comments on social media such as, "If you really cared about the kids, you wouldn't ask for a signing bonus." Since when...
Abbotsford School District Cancels Summer School

Abbotsford School District Cancels Summer School

The Canadian Press  07. 1.2014
VANCOUVER - A handful of municipalities in British Columbia say they are cancelling summer classes because of a province-wide teachers'...
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...