I Served To Help Children Attend School Abroad, But Am Helpless In B.C.

I Served To Help Children Attend School Abroad, But Am Helpless In B.C.

09.11.2014
I sacrificed myself, along with my army buddies, to help children in other countries to attend school, but what can I do in my own country...
B.C. Teachers' Strike: 5 Tips For Survival

B.C. Teachers' Strike: 5 Tips For Survival

09.10.2014
As a mother of a nine-year-old boy in the public school system and a working physician, I am seeing the effects of the strike on many of...
'Widely Expected' Teachers' Vote Result Turns Up Pressure On Province

'Widely Expected' Teachers' Vote Result Turns Up Pressure On Province

The Canadian Press  09.10.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's striking teachers are turning up the pressure in their ongoing labour dispute by overwhelmingly endorsing...
Big Budget Surplus Not For Teachers' Deal: Finance Minister

Big Budget Surplus Not For Teachers' Deal: Finance Minister

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09.10.2014
VICTORIA - Finance Minister Mike de Jong says British Columbia's budget surplus is higher than originally forecast, but he's not about...
Are These Men's Health Ads Funny Or Sexist?

Are These Men's Health Ads Funny Or Sexist?

09.10.2014
A new set of ads raising awareness for men's health are also raising some eyebrows. The Canadian Men's Health Foundation has launched...
He Goaltends, And Other Things You May Not Know About Kirk LaPointe

He Goaltends, And Other Things You May Not Know About Kirk LaPointe

09. 9.2014
Vancouver mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe has a ways to go before he has the name recognition of incumbent Gregor Robertson. But at least...
Voucher System For B.C. Schools 'Categorically Not True': Minister

Voucher System For B.C. Schools 'Categorically Not True': Minister

09. 9.2014
B.C.'s education minister is dismissing rumours that the province is introducing a voucher system where parents decide where to direct...
B.C. Union Leaders Urge Clark To Accept Binding Arbitration

B.C. Union Leaders Urge Clark To Accept Binding Arbitration

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 9.2014
VANCOUVER - Biology teacher Marc Carmichael has gone on strike three times over his 20-year career in British Columbia's public-school...
Bus Driver Rejected Student Fare Due To Strike: Teen

Bus Driver Rejected Student Fare Due To Strike: Teen

09. 9.2014
A B.C. teen says that a TransLink bus driver rejected her discounted student fare because of the teachers' strike. Sydney Walsh paid $1.75...
B.C. Liberal Insiders Charged In Ethnic Vote Scandal

B.C. Liberal Insiders Charged In Ethnic Vote Scandal

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09. 8.2014
VICTORIA - Charges have been approved under British Columbia's Election Act against two people and a corporation over the April 2012 byelection...
Locals Don't 'Believe The Government' In B.C. Mine Spill

Locals Don't 'Believe The Government' In B.C. Mine Spill

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  09. 8.2014
VANCOUVER - Some residents of the small British Columbia community of Likely, downstream from a mine breach say they don't trust that the...

B.C. Liberal Insiders Charged In Ethnic Outreach Scandal

09. 8.2014
Brian Bonney and Mark Robertson have each been charged with three offences under the Elections Act in relation to election contributions...
They Don't Make Them Like Art Phillips Anymore

They Don't Make Them Like Art Phillips Anymore

09. 8.2014
Art Phillips would have been 84 this month. He was here, astride Vancouver as a former mayor and member of Parliament and a founder of...
Help B.C. Teachers Feel Valued With #thisisYOURstrikepay

Help B.C. Teachers Feel Valued With #thisisYOURstrikepay

09. 8.2014
I am a B.C. teacher, and lately I feel like I should apologize for that. I'm so tired of hearing how awful I am. How greedy. How I shouldn't...