'Let's Get This Deal Done': Teachers' Union Challenges Province

'Let's Get This Deal Done': Teachers' Union Challenges Province

08.25.2014
The head of the B.C. Teachers' Federation is urging government to enter mediation with teachers in order to end an ongoing strike before...
For Every Student, There Was A Teacher

For Every Student, There Was A Teacher

08.24.2014
I am not an upset parent, I am not a teacher nor someone who is related to a teacher. I am a recently graduated French Immersion student....
B.C. Parents Deserve To Know True Plans For Public Education

B.C. Parents Deserve To Know True Plans For Public Education

08.23.2014
My son is in Grade 12 and my daughter is in Grade 2. With the current obscure fate of negotiations, I am anxious not only about my son's...
Fish Near Mine Spill Exceed Guidelines But Still Safe To Eat: Gov't

Fish Near Mine Spill Exceed Guidelines But Still Safe To Eat: Gov't

The Canadian Press  08.22.2014
LIKELY, B.C. - The B.C. government says fish tissue collected near the site of a tailings spill showed elevated levels of selenium, but...
Vancouver Taking Pipeline Challenge To Federal Court

Vancouver Taking Pipeline Challenge To Federal Court

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  08.22.2014
VANCOUVER - The city of Vancouver is going to court to try and have global climate change considered in Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain...
Former B.C. Lottery Boss Repays $55,000

Former B.C. Lottery Boss Repays $55,000

The Canadian Press  08.22.2014
VICTORIA – The former boss of the B.C. Lottery Corporation has paid back $55,000 collected while he was found to be in a conflict of...
Parents Of Public School Students Could Get Just Days' Warning

Parents Of Public School Students Could Get Just Days' Warning

08.21.2014
Parents of public school students in Vancouver could get as little as five days notice of whether or not schools will open as scheduled...
Christy Clark's Bridesmaid Sues NDP MLA

Christy Clark's Bridesmaid Sues NDP MLA

08.21.2014
NDP MLA Rob Fleming is being sued by a B.C. deputy minister — and bridesmaid of Premier Christy Clark — for comments he made about...
My High School Kids, My Teacher Husband, And The Public School Crisis

My High School Kids, My Teacher Husband, And The Public School Crisis

08.21.2014
My kids are lost in the shuffle because they are not at the very top or the very bottom. They could use more teacher face time but it isn't...
If Students Were Money And Schools Were Banks, Then Teachers Would Be...

If Students Were Money And Schools Were Banks, Then Teachers Would Be...

08.21.2014
Begin additional duties during entire contract term including: motivational speaker, crisis care manager, strategist, behavioral specialist,...
I Will Hold The Line For B.C.'s Public Education System

I Will Hold The Line For B.C.'s Public Education System

08.21.2014
For the angry ones who rage in class, and the sad ones whose arms bear scars and who cannot eat, but also cannot get a counsellor, #IWillHoldTheLine....
Teachers Create Satirical Christy Clark Board Game

Teachers Create Satirical Christy Clark Board Game

08.20.2014
Two B.C. teachers have created a satirical board game that lets you "race across British Columbia to shut down schools, privatize the industry...
Why Supporting Students With Special Needs Benefits Us All

Why Supporting Students With Special Needs Benefits Us All

08.19.2014
What if we looked at the whole concept of benefits in a different way. Who actually benefits when we support students whose brains work...
A Conversation Between B.C. Parents During Teachers' Strike

A Conversation Between B.C. Parents During Teachers' Strike

08.15.2014
"I say we just gather parents to teach students in the schools this September, until an agreement can be reached!" says one of the dads....