FPSE News

Faculty say flat budget and tougher mandates will squeeze students and institutions “Between the Minister Virk’s mandate letter priorities and the spending estimates for Advanced Education in the Fina...
Under BC legislation, the Legislature’s Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services is required to hold public hearings to gather input on the priorities for the February 2014 provincial bud...
This month the Minster responsible for the Industry Training Authority, Shirley Bond, announced her government’s intention to review the ITA. Minister Bond announced that Jessica MacDonald, a former D...
Faculty Want Budget Meeting Re-Scheduled to June, After the BC Election The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE), the provincial organization that represents over 10,000 faculty and staff in...
Post-Secondary Education loses more ground in 2013 BC Budget VICTORIA: —“The Minister of Finance has acknowledged what just about every reporter in the budget lock-up is saying,” said George Davison,...
Speaking before an assembly of post-secondary student activists drawn from across BC, Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, applauded plans by the Canadian Federation...
“If the Minister were tracking the same polling information that we are, I’m not sure he would be telling people to tone it down,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educ...
Faculty and staff from across BC's public post-secondary education system call on new Minister to convene a summit to deal with the funding crunch at colleges, universities and institutes. The represe...
Bill 18 Undermines Charter Rights Say Union Presidents Two labour groups representing post-secondary education workers filed notice today in the B.C. Supreme Court of a constitutional court challenge...
"Hundreds of organizations representing thousands of citizens, activists and union members are making a statement today by darkening their websites," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of...