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B.C. posts budget surplus of $353M; Powerex exec paid $973,000 in 2013

The provincial government says it posted a “modest surplus” in 2013/2014, due to a drop in overall government spending.

The $353 million surplus was better than forecast. 292 more words


BCTF calls for mediator in teachers' dispute; Fassbender calls on BCTF to "be realistic"

ABOVE: BCTF president Jim Iker appeals with the government to make a deal

The BC Teachers Federation is calling on Premier Christy Clark to agree to mediation in the teachers’ dispute. 283 more words


A Measured Life

My daughter Makenzie said to me last night

“I hate that Christy Clark”

“Wow, Makenzie, I responded, that’s pretty strong emotion” as I expected her to weigh in on the teachers strike. 221 more words


Premier Christy Clark, are you the problem, or, the solution?

My take away from Premier Christy Clark’s “Mandate Letter” http://www.gov.bc.ca/premier/cabinet_ministers/peter_fassbender_mandate_letter.pdf to BC Minister of Education, Peter Fassbender: 208 more words

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Full-scale strike by B.C. teachers now underway

WATCH: BCTF President Jim Iker addresses the media Tuesday morning

A full-scale walkout by B.C. public school teachers is officially underway.

Last minute negotiations over the weekend between government and the province’s 41,000 unionized teachers failed to bring a resolution to the dispute. 86 more words


BCTF, province silent over weekend bargaining session

With a looming deadline to reach a settlement before Tuesday to potentially avoid a full-scale strike, both the BC Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government were tight-lipped to Metro on Sunday about their ongoing negotiations over the weekend. 256 more words


Premier Christy Clark pledges to end violence against aboriginal women and girls

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. – British Columbia’s premier signed an agreement with First Nations and Metis leaders Friday pledging to end violence against aboriginal women and girls, acknowledging that a history of colonialism and racism has left scars that continue to put the province’s most vulnerable people in danger. 656 more words