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...
Gov't Reaches Out To Mediator To Help End Teachers' Dispute

Gov't Reaches Out To Mediator To Help End Teachers' Dispute

The Canadian Press  06.22.2014
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government is hoping to hear back from a veteran mediator this weekend to find out if he is available...
New B.C. Liquor Laws Could RAISE Beer Prices

New B.C. Liquor Laws Could RAISE Beer Prices

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  06.22.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's new happy hour laws may actually raise prices for beer at some bars.The province is now allowing pubs to...
Striking Teachers, Province Finally Agree On Something

Striking Teachers, Province Finally Agree On Something

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  06.20.2014
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government agreed Friday to bring in a mediator to try and resolve the impasse that has put thousands...
CHEERS, Happy Hour Is Here

CHEERS, Happy Hour Is Here

The Canadian Press  06.20.2014
VICTORIA - Happy happy hour, British Columbia.New liquor laws take effect today that allow bars and pubs to offer for the first time the...
Crochet Pipeline Protest Stretches Across B.C. Waterway

Crochet Pipeline Protest Stretches Across B.C. Waterway

The Canadian Press  06.20.2014
HARTLEY BAY, B.C. - The women of the Gitga'at Nation of British Columbia say they stretched wool yarn across the Douglas Channel on Friday...