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B.C. Education Minister Mike Bernier left some important things out of his year-end wrap up

B.C. Education Minister Mike Bernier says 2016 was a banner year for B.C.'s education system, but he forgot to mention a few things.

Canada's Supreme Court hands the BCTF a huge win. So why am I still angry?

The Supreme Court of Canada decision on the BCTF case is a huge win for public education. But I'm still angry.
BCTF Ruling, BC Supreme Court, BC politics, BC teachers

A primer on the BCTF court ruling

On Thursday, the BC Court of Appeal will issue its decision on the provincial government's appeal in the long-running BCTF legal dispute. While the government may eke out a win based on fine...
Photo of teachers strike by Mychaylo Prystupa

B.C. teachers should seize the moment and end strike, says legal expert

Teachers have the upper hand right now, and should accept the deal while public support is still strong, says a former Crown prosecutor.

B.C. students planning walkout to support teachers' labour dispute

Students at a Vancouver high school are planning a mass walkout on Friday to protest their teachers' ongoing contract dispute. "Whatever affects our teachers affects us because it affects our...

Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid: she's baaaaack

Margaret MacDiarmid is back as Minister of Education after George Abbott steps forward to run for the Liberal leadership.

BCTF finds lack of substance in Campbell's education announcements

Premier Gordon Campbell's much-anticipated announcements around education in his televised address to British Columbians on Wednesday has left teachers cold. "The Premier’s address lacked depth...

Teachers, grab your popcorn

Teachers will be learning about the government's intended changes to education on Wednesday