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2014/09/01 09:07
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VANCOUVER - All summer long, there's been one overriding conversation amongst the hundred-plus employees at a Vancouver financial firm who have school-age children: British Columbia's acrimonious...
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2014/09/01 05:12
2014/09/01 05:12
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B.C. to start daycare payments to parents-Image1 The Canadian Press, 2014 In this two-photograph panel, B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender, left, and B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim...
2014/09/01 01:39
2014/09/01 01:39
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Vince Ready, British Columbia’s storied mediator, failed to save the start of the provincial school year, but continues to hover over a dispute that has the province’s 40,000 school teachers in the...
2014/08/31 23:39
2014/08/31 23:39
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The first day of classes has been cancelled for B.C. students and a $300-million gulf remains between teachers’ demands and the government’s latest offer, but Education Minister Peter Fassbender says...
2014/08/31 15:34
2014/08/31 15:34
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Local teachers insist classes can still begin this week even though discussions have broken down. Mediator Vince Ready walked away from the table Saturday night, saying the B.C. Teachers Federation...
2014/08/31 13:53
2014/08/31 13:53
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In Sydney, some 3,000 protesters marched through the city, holding banners and placards which slammed the government's policies on several issues, including education and healthcare cuts. The...
2014/08/31 07:12
2014/08/31 07:12
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Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets for the latest wave of protests against the federal government. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country, including Sydney, Melbourne,...
2014/08/31 04:22
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NSW education minister Adrian Piccoli’s visit to Dubbo was the icing on the cake for an enthusiastic new student support officer. Aaron Jackson became one of the first in the state recruited to the...
2014/08/30 22:39
2014/08/30 22:39
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To the long, hot, dry summer of discontent in Vancouver I say good riddance. You brought conflict, sleepless nights and misery and you did it – perhaps ironically – against a backdrop of unrelenting...
2014/08/30 13:57
2014/08/30 13:57
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With the labour dispute between the provincial government and the B.C. Teachers' Federation dragging on and the scheduled start of the school year fast approaching, high school football teams find...
2014/08/30 08:31
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August 25, 2014 Dear parents and guardians: As you are likely aware, the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) have not been able to make...
2014/08/30 02:39
2014/08/30 02:39
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Ending a strike that threatens to delay next week’s launch of the British Columbia school year now hinges on talks under way in a pair of hotel meeting rooms in this city south of Vancouver. On...
2014/08/30 01:33
2014/08/30 01:33
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The first state-mandated teacher evaluations are out, and the results indicate that good teachers abound. The 2012-13 data shows the overwhelming majority of area teachers are considered to be either...
2014/08/30 00:39
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Over the past year, the B.C. government has signed deals with nearly half of its public service. Despite the flurry of successful agreements, the teachers’ union remains a loud and visible holdout,...
2014/08/30 00:21
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You expect students to be on edge at the prospect of returning to school – while parents breathe a quiet sigh of relief after a long summer. But thanks to the ongoing labour dispute, our nerves are...
2014/08/29 23:21
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Chillwack parents are being urged to prepare for a delayed opening to the school year. Although Chilliwack superintendent Evelyn Novak says the district remains optimistic a deal between the BC...
2014/08/29 20:57
2014/08/29 20:57
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A WOMAN acknowledged as the heart and soul of the picket line during the Grafton Jail protests has slammed the NSW Attorney-General's comments on the state of the prison. NSW Teachers Federation...
2014/08/29 20:56
2014/08/29 20:56
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Schools in Nelson will not be open on September 2, no matter how negotiations progress this weekend. In a message posted on the School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) website, Superintendent Jeff Jones...
2014/08/29 08:34
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Vernon School District trustees were left fighting off accusations that they aren’t actively doing enough to get students back into class. At Wednesday’s board meeting, several teachers and parents...
2014/08/29 08:34
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A love of school has some of Vernon’s youngest students rallying for their right to learn. Students marched around the north end of town Thursday, hoping their message would speed up negotiations so...
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