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Gov't Ditches 10-Year Teachers' Deal

VICTORIA - The B.C. government has ditched its demand for a 10-year teachers' contract and is now offering a six-year-deal and a signing bonus if there's an agreement before the end of the school year...
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B.C. Teachers Issue Strike Notice

VANCOUVER - Job action by British Columbia's 41,000 teachers will begin next Wednesday, but the union's president says schools will remain open.Jim Iker of the B.C. Teachers Federation said Thursday t...
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B.C. Wants Class Size Ruling Stayed

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government is painting a dire picture of what would happen if a court ruling that reversed decade-old changes to teachers' collective agreement is allowed to stand, wa...
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B.C. Teachers Back In Court

VANCOUVER - The latest court battle waged against the British Columbia government by the teachers' union could ding taxpayers for $6 billion to start, the province says.That cost will be ongoing becau...
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Fassbender Makes His Appeal To Teachers

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's new education minister says he's optimistic he can overcome a decades-long, toxic relationship with the province's teachers by discussing a new "road map" next week that...
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B.C. Teachers Elect New Leader

The newly-elected president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation says the province's schools are in need of more librarians, counsellors and special needs teachers. Jim Iker was elected president of the...
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Will B.C. Teachers Stage Illegal Strike?

VANCOUVER - Delegates representing British Columbia's 41,000 teachers will decide Tuesday on how aggressively they will resist new education legislation by putting proposals to a vote at their annual...