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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...
As requested at the 2015 FPSE AGM the following letter was sent to the major federal party leaders. I write on behalf of 10,000 post-secondary educators in BC to resolutely condemn Bill C-51. The legi...
Since December 2014, BC's adult educators have been warning the government that re-imposing tuition fees for Adult Basic Education programs-which had been tuition free since 2008-would have a negative...
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...
On July 30 th , 2015, FPSE showed solidarity with COPE 378 BCAA locked out members by joining them on their picket line. The B.C. Automobile Association locked out approximately 70 staff responsible f...
At FPSE’s 2015 Convention, delegates acclaimed a new Executive including President and Secretary-Treasurer. The new Executive includes: President: George Davison Secretary Treasurer: Terri Van Steinbu...
A group of students, faculty, administrators, and school trustees joined forces in Victoria on Monday May 4 to hear a debate in the Legislature over the government’s handling of Adult Basic Education...
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...
“Our bargaining team has spent the last 24 hours in mediation at the Labour Relations Board trying to get our employer to negotiate a fair settlement,” said Brent Calvert, President of the Capilano Fa...
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...