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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,...
Speaking before an assembly of post-secondary student activists drawn from across BC, Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, applauded plans by the Canadian Federation...
Since its inception in 2003, the Industry Training Authority (ITA) has been a source of great concern for many. Advanced by BC’s employer lobbyists as a so-called “new model” for trades training and a...
Next week, over 2,000 delegates will gather in Vancouver for the 55 th Constitutional Convention of the BC Federation of Labour. Like every BC Fed Convention, this one will give union activists the op...