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New workshop teaches Vancouver School Board trustees how to do their job

Vancouver School Board trustees are getting schooled on how to do their job.

The first candidate orientation session takes place later this month, but it isn’t mandatory. 113 more words


A year after the North Okanagan – Shuswap School Board’s dismissal, no decision on new elections

Both the Vancouver School Board and the North Okanagan – Shuswap School Board were dismissed in 2016 by the former provincial government and replaced with a single appointed official trustee in each district. 371 more words


Former School Board Chair Patti Bacchus to sit out Vancouver byelections

A controversial figure in Vancouver politics has decided she won’t be running in either of the city’s byelections slated for October.

In her column in the… 269 more words


Vancouver School Board byelection called for October

By mid-October, Vancouver will once again have an elected school board.

Education Minister Rob Fleming has called a byelection for the Vancouver School Board (VSB) to be held on October 14. 520 more words


B.C. Education Minister suggests using Vancouver’s by-election to elect new school board

B.C.’s new education minister is signalling that Vancouverites might not have to wait until the next civic election in 2018 to see a new Vancouver School Board. 203 more words


Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says council byelection will cost over $1M

With outgoing city councilor Geoff Meggs headed for a position with the NDP as chief of staff, Vancouver will have to hold a by-election in the near future to fill his seat. 302 more words


Vancouver School Board to get $22M less in class size and composition money than expected

The Vancouver School Board (VSB) said it is receiving about $22 million less than it was promised to hire new teachers and bring down class sizes. 347 more words