President's Comment

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...
As we get closer to Election Day, decided voters are becoming more vocal in sharing their opinions about where they're parking their vote, and why. But according to Canada's leading polling firms, onl...
In an era of increasingly precarious employment, more and more people are seeking additional education and training to help them get a leg up in the job market. The days when a high school diploma or...
If you've been struggling to find useful information on the major parties' post-secondary platforms, you're not alone. We all know that education is vital to our future - for the growth of the economy...
For 121 years, Canadians have celebrated Labour Day. The world has changed a lot in those years, and unions have played a large part in making Canada a better place to live and work. No employer has e...
Although Ottawa is currently consumed with the details of Senator Mike Duffy’s trial, a far more serious legislative issues continues to work its way through Canada’s Parliament: Bill C-51, the Harper...
It was at the turn of the 20th century that International Women’s Day (IWD) had its early beginnings in North America. At the time, it was part of a mobilizing effort by union and community activists...
Budgets are about choices and the 2015 BC budget is no exception in that department. The frustration for post-secondary educators, their students and their institutions is that the choices made in thi...