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Delegates to FPSE’s Annual General Meeting and Convention, held May 16-19, 2016, demonstrated their ongoing support for the Executive by acclaiming all four elected officers to their positions. Return...
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...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2016 VANCOUVER— Low-income British Columbians trying to upgrade their skills are now learning they face yet another roadblock, says the president of the Federation of Po...
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...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2016 VICTORIA— Another year, another missed opportunity to invest in post-secondary education and address growing problems with affordability. That’s the message fro...
PRESS RELEASE Post-secondary institutions need funding, and not just for targeted programs - FPSE February 3, 2016 Vancouver – Restricting new funding to only targeted post-secondary programs can unde...
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...