Hodor Supports B.C. Teachers

Hodor Supports B.C. Teachers

06. 4.2014
B.C. teachers who are in their second week of rotating strikes got some star support from "Game of Thrones" actors whose characters know...
Arresting Pimps Doesn't Make Sex Workers Safer: Advocates

Arresting Pimps Doesn't Make Sex Workers Safer: Advocates

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  06. 3.2014
VANCOUVER - Odd nighttime hours, secluded areas of the city and a pervasive reluctance to report safety concerns were all conditions a...
Reject Northern Gateway Pipeline: Scientists To Harper

Reject Northern Gateway Pipeline: Scientists To Harper

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  06. 3.2014
VANCOUVER - A letter signed by hundreds of scientists from around the world is urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reject a federal...
The Student Casualty Of Christy Clark's Cuts

The Student Casualty Of Christy Clark's Cuts

06. 3.2014
You should have been walking across the stage this week at commencement, along with all your peers who started school with you in 2001....
'Job Action' Pay Cut Reversed For B.C. School Psychologist

'Job Action' Pay Cut Reversed For B.C. School Psychologist

06. 2.2014
A B.C. psychologist whose viral letter outlined how he was docked pay despite working 70 hours of unpaid overtime will get the deduction...
Is Anyone Really Listening To B.C. Government Consultations?

Is Anyone Really Listening To B.C. Government Consultations?

06. 2.2014
In the last year, there have been government white papers, discussion papers, no papers but input welcome, questionnaires, and form consultations...
Hey B.C. Students, Let's Talk About Your Walkout

Hey B.C. Students, Let's Talk About Your Walkout

06. 2.2014
I'm not saying "do" or "don't" walk out. You're rational beings. You have your own brains. You can make your own decisions. And I can't...
Students Plan Walkout Amid Labour Dispute

Students Plan Walkout Amid Labour Dispute

06. 2.2014
Public school students in B.C. are being encouraged to stage their own walkout on Wednesday, as a bitter contract dispute between teachers...
I'm Calling For A Parents' Strike. You In?

I'm Calling For A Parents' Strike. You In?

06. 1.2014
We, the citizens and taxpayers of B.C., are both the consumers of and investors in the education system. It's a bit like being the dealer...
Grief Counsellor's Letter To Christy Clark Goes Viral

Grief Counsellor's Letter To Christy Clark Goes Viral

05.31.2014
A B.C. school district psychologist said he's surprised that a letter he posted to Facebook about being docked pay for working overtime...
Parents Considering Own Pressure Tactics During Strike

Parents Considering Own Pressure Tactics During Strike

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  05.30.2014
RICHMOND, B.C. - Disruptive job action and hostile clashes between the government and British Columbia's unionized teachers are starting...
No Full Pay Without Full Work: Teachers' Employer

No Full Pay Without Full Work: Teachers' Employer

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  05.29.2014
VANCOUVER - The intensifying battle between British Columbia's public teachers and their employer moved to a provincial labour tribunal...
Why I'm Still A Teacher After 20 Years

Why I'm Still A Teacher After 20 Years

05.29.2014
I will continue to do my job because I believe in these children. I will do my best to speak a word of encouragement or direction to each...
What Happens After A Teachers' Strike, From A Student's Perspective

What Happens After A Teachers' Strike, From A Student's Perspective

05.29.2014
The end of the 2005 strike didn't stop some teachers from bringing their feelings into the classroom -- and into the curriculum. One teacher...