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NPA announces incumbent candidates for Vancouver election

The Non-Partisan Association announced its party’s incumbent candidates seeking re-election in the Nov. 15 Vancouver civic election.

Councillors George Affleck and Elizabeth Ball will seek another term on council. 109 more words

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Vancouver School Board calls for binding arbitration in teachers’ dispute

Binding arbitration is the only way to end the B.C. teachers’ strike, according to the Vancouver School Board.

After a motion was passed at its July 7 meeting, board chair Patti Bacchus sent an open letter to Minister of Education Peter Fassbender and B.C. 194 more words

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Vancouver cancels summer school as teachers’ strike continues

School’s out for the summer.

The Vancouver School Board announced Wednesday afternoon that it has scrapped all plans for summer school after talks between B.C.’s teachers and their employer broke down yet again. 315 more words

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Vancouver School Board figuring out LRB summer school ruling

The Vancouver School Board will spend Monday trying to make sense of a “bizarre” Labour Relations Board ruling on summer schools.

The LRB ruled late Friday that teachers must hold classes for students from Grades 10 to 12 who can not take the failed course during the next school year even if the B.C. 292 more words

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Vancouver School Board delays start of summer school

The Vancouver School Board is delayed the start of summer school to July in hopes that will give the teachers’ union and B.C. government more time to work out a deal. 92 more words

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Start of summer school delayed until July 7 in Vancouver

The Vancouver School Board is delaying the start of summer school due to the teachers dispute.

The school board announced Thursday afternoon that the start of classes for approximately 17,000 students will be delayed until July 7. 132 more words

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Life and learning: An alternative education success story

Sunshine Dickinson casts a heartfelt glance across to teacher Sandy Dowling as the 17-year-old attempted to put their relationship into words.

The answer makes Dowling melt, the tearful mentor extending her hand out and clasping the teen’s in a genuine moment of love. 711 more words

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