Teachers to meet with Fassbender

NEWS/ SCHOOLS — Negotiators for teachers and government will meet today for the first time in weeks.

Representatives from the B.C. Teachers Federation and the B.C. 211 more words


Editorial — Time to legislate teachers back to work

TUESDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — Kamloops teachers went back on the pick lines Monday as the standoff between the BCTF and the B.C. Public School Employers Association continues. 178 more words


Editorial — Somebody is to blame for the teachers' strike

FRIDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — It might be too early to start doing post mortems on the teachers’ strike, but one can’t help thinking about what will have been won and lost. 282 more words


Glimmer of hope as mediator Vince Ready enters teachers' talks

NEWS/ SCHOOLS — At last, the B.C. Teachers Federation and the B.C. Public School Employers Association have gotten what they both wished for — the involvement of mediator Vince Ready in their contract dispute. 234 more words


Teachers, government return to the bargaining table

NEWS/ SCHOOLS — Negotiators for the two sides in the teachers’ contract dispute will meet today (Friday) to try again.

The B.C. Teachers Federation and B.C. 116 more words


Teachers and government to return to bargaining table in one week

The BCTF and the province have agreed to return to the bargaining table in a week.

BCTF President Jim Iker and BCPSEA lead negotiator Peter Cameron agreed Friday morning to resume bargaining on August 8. 81 more words


Teachers' strike — the summer of quiet insanity wears on

MONDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — How quickly we move on.

The B.C. Teachers Federation strike that dominated headlines and the public’s thinking such a short time ago has receded to the back pages and rarely comes up in conversation these days. 245 more words