President's Comment

Two years after the launch of the “Skills for Jobs Blueprint,” B.C.’s post-secondary educators don’t see much to celebrate. The Blueprint is about feeding Premier Clark’s fantasy fund. It was designed...
On April 28, the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC joins with unions around Canada to recognize the 25th anniversary of the National Day of Mourning. Each year on this date, we remember tho...
Yesterday’s federal budget was a modest step in the right direction, a start to addressing some of the pressing problems after a decade of Harper’s Conservatives, but it falls short in some key areas....
Internatio nal Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years. With its roots in the early union movement, today is a time to reflect upon the history of women’s struggles for equality. Internatio...
In Vancouver, spring is in the air. We’re getting glimpses of cherry blossoms on trees and snow drops on the ground. In Victoria, spring means a new Throne Speech and provincial budget – and this pict...
It’s a new year: a good time to reflect both on the year past and on our goals for the year to come. On the post-secondary front, 2015 was a year of ups and downs in BC. February saw a budget that fai...
December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. As educators and academic workers, December 6 is particularly poignant. On December 6, 1989, fourteen women were mur...
November 20, 2015 November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, held annually to remember the people killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. This past year, 73 people around the world hav...
We are pleased that the BC Legislature's Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services has included in its report several of the Federation of Post-Secondary Education's recommendations...
Tomorrow is Election Day. For those of us who did not vote in the advance polls or by special ballot, it is our opportunity to participate in the governance of our nation and make our voices heard. Ye...