Province Rejects Striking Teachers' Arbitration Offer

Province Rejects Striking Teachers' Arbitration Offer

Steven Chua, The Canadian Press  09. 6.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's government has turned down a proposal to try to end the province's teachers strike, rejecting a suggestion...
B.C. Sweeps Aside Union's Proposal For Binding Arbitration

B.C. Sweeps Aside Union's Proposal For Binding Arbitration

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 5.2014
VANCOUVER - A concessionary proposal by British Columbia's striking teachers on Friday pledging to start the school year if the province...
Some Parents Donating Government's $40/Day To BCTF

Some Parents Donating Government's $40/Day To BCTF

09. 4.2014
A website set up to raise money for B.C. teachers during the ongoing province-wide strike has collected almost $3,000 in its first...
Strike 'Almost A Holy War' For Teachers: Expert

Strike 'Almost A Holy War' For Teachers: Expert

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 4.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's teachers' strike is sailing into uncharted waters, with no resolution on the horizon for the turbulent dispute...
Premier Is Massaging The Message To Distract From Facts In Teachers' Strike

Premier Is Massaging The Message To Distract From Facts In Teachers' Strike

09. 4.2014
If you pay attention to all the ruckus about massages, you may miss the fact that teachers are being asked to give up their Charter rights...
Domestic Violence In B.C. Left 18 Dead This Year: Report

Domestic Violence In B.C. Left 18 Dead This Year: Report

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09. 3.2014
VICTORIA - Black eyes, numerous stitches and guns put in her mouth convinced Robin Russell she would be better off taking her chances with...
Like Everyone Else, I Want This Dispute To End

Like Everyone Else, I Want This Dispute To End

09. 3.2014
I worry the B.C. Teachers' Federation is actually counting on government to legislate an end to this strike so they can avoid having a...
Clark Wades Into Teacher Dispute

Clark Wades Into Teacher Dispute

The Canadian Press  09. 3.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's premier chastised the teachers' union and urged its members to cast aside strike action on Wednesday, inciting...
Dad Builds Mini-School In Living Room

Dad Builds Mini-School In Living Room

09. 2.2014
One East Vancouver dad has become so frustrated with the ongoing teachers dispute, he has decided to take his daughter's education...
I Can Love My Kids, But I Can't Teach Them Grade 6 Math

I Can Love My Kids, But I Can't Teach Them Grade 6 Math

09. 2.2014
The two eldest, going into Grades 3 and 6 are outright depressed. They know what they are missing (friends, fun and a fresh start to the...
What's Behind The Malaise With B.C.'s Local Elections?

What's Behind The Malaise With B.C.'s Local Elections?

09. 2.2014
In Vancouver, less than one in five eligible voters re-elected Gregor Robertson in 2011. In Victoria, less than one in six re-elected Dean...
Raffi Calls Out B.C. Premier On Twitter

Raffi Calls Out B.C. Premier On Twitter

09. 2.2014
Beloved children's entertainer Raffi Cavoukian has aimed some sharp criticism at B.C. Premier Christy Clark as the province's teachers'...
1st Day Of School In B.C. Looks Very Different This Year

1st Day Of School In B.C. Looks Very Different This Year

09. 2.2014
The first day of school looks very different for about half a million public students in B.C. this year. Teachers remain on strike as a...
School <em>Still</em> Out In B.C.

School Still Out In B.C.

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Queena Zeng anticipated her final year of high school would be fairly stressful, packed with SAT cram sessions and the nerve-racking...