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B.C.'s Appeal Over Class Sizes Is Orwellian 'Newspeak' In Action

Recent news stories detailing the number of teachers needed to be re-hired as a result of the finding of the legislative stripping of teachers' collective agreements as unconstitutional, is a stark picture of the duplicity and obfuscation characterizing this government's attitude toward public education since 2002. Their latest court appeal is not unexpected or even disappointing. After enduring the last dozen years, teachers have come to expect punitive attacks and deceit.
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'Christy's Goose Is Cooked'

VANCOUVER - The outgoing leader of B.C.’s teachers federation appeared to delight in the prospect of the province's scandal plagued government soon being ousted, as she addressed union members Saturda...
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HOW LONG Is This Teachers' Contract?

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government will outline a strategy today of how it will move toward a 10-year contract with the province's teachers and possibly achieve long-term labour peace in the process.Prem...

Will B.C. Teachers Take A 10-Year Deal?

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government's proposed path to a 10-year contract with teachers is a pre-election political document that aims to strip educators of their bargaining rights as they prepare to nego...

B.C. Independent School Growth Should Be Studied, Not Attacked

If the business across the street from yours, with fewer resources and higher prices, had increased its share of customers every year for 35 years, wouldn't you be curious why? Wouldn't that interest intensify if your own customer base had shrunk in 24 of those 35 years? This is the situation B.C.'s schools find themselves in.