Statement: Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of B.C. responds to the B.C. Budget
The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC is the provincial voice for faculty and staff in BC teaching universities, colleges and institutes, and in private sector institutions. FPSE member locals, represented by Presidents' Council and the Executive, represent over 10,000 faculty and staff at 18 public and 12 private sector institutions.
Today, the B.C. government unveiled Budget 2021. It includes targeted commitments with respect to post-secondary skills, training, education and the workforce, which supports the sector.
In response, Brent Calvert, the President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE) of B.C., said:
Note: A more detailed budget analysis by FPSE to follow.