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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...
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...
December 3, 2015 Vancouver –George Davison, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC, released the following statement regarding Wednesday’s assault at Emily Carr University of Ar...
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...
November 18, 2015 FPSE Members and the Economic Stability Dividend FPSE Locals that have ratified collective agreements under the Economic Stability Mandate will be receiving a pay increase of 0.45% i...