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On November 19, voters across BC will head to the polls. No, it's not a federal election or a provincial election. It's polling day in over 400 municipalities for the positions of mayor, councilors, l...
The biggest teachers' dispute in BC's history is over and it's time to reflect on lessons learned. Certainly, those in the Premier's office are still trying to figure out what happened. In a dispute w...
Only twelve days into the new legislative session in Victoria and it's clear that the next four years is going to be a steady uphill climb for FPSE members and others in BC's labour movement. Whether...
Here we are again at the beginning of a new educational year. I want to welcome new members of FPSE locals and to acknowledge those whose ongoing work makes our federation strong at the provincial and...
We began this year with a name change and the excitement that this entails. We had a new logo, a new look and an opportunity to reintroduce ourselves to the media. It was an energizing way to begin wh...
The BC Provincial Election is off and running - to nobody's surprise. There is something about having a fixed date for an election that robs it of the writ-dropping drama we are accustomed to. Could i...
There's an election coming and the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators is getting involved. We asked our members what they thought about the issues, the record of the BC Government on education and...
We are currently facing campaigns and battles on many fronts as post-secondary educators. I know that we sometimes wonder if the struggles are worth it, given the time and resources that they can take...
WE ALL BEGIN THE NEW YEAR with a strong sense of the importance of friends and allies and a reminder of how quickly our world can change. The tragedy which has unfolded in Southeast Asia over the past...
How would you spend $4.5 billion? While it may be harder this year to get in the door to answer the question, this is the 2005 budget question. It's that time of year again when the BC Standing Commit...