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For Saeideh Ghassarifar, English Language Training (ELT) programs are a very real part of her education plan. Ms. Ghassarifar is from Iran. She has three degrees including a doctorate in health care e...
Twenty-four years ago Canada, and the world, were witness to the violent and senseless murder of fourteen women at Ecole Polytechnic in Montreal. Twenty-four years later those murders have become a st...
Fair employment means exactly that; salary, workplace rights and benefits that are fair to everyone. However, for more and more faculty and staff who work and teach in post-secondary institutions acro...
Provincial government’s across Canada are raising the warning flag over the federal government’s announced intention to claw back funding that had been given to the Labour Market Agreement program, a...
Under BC legislation, the Legislature’s Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services is required to hold public hearings to gather input on the priorities for the February 2014 provincial bud...
This month the Minster responsible for the Industry Training Authority, Shirley Bond, announced her government’s intention to review the ITA. Minister Bond announced that Jessica MacDonald, a former D...
Faculty Want Budget Meeting Re-Scheduled to June, After the BC Election The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE), the provincial organization that represents over 10,000 faculty and staff in...
BC’s provincial election campaign may only be days old, but skills training and post-secondary education have quickly emerged as priority issues. Both of the major parties—the BC Liberals and the BC N...
On March 8, we mark International Women's Day. It's a moment of both reflection and solidarity. Yes, what women have been able to achieve in terms of equality needs to be celebrated, but not as a stat...
Post-Secondary Education loses more ground in 2013 BC Budget VICTORIA: —“The Minister of Finance has acknowledged what just about every reporter in the budget lock-up is saying,” said George Davison,...