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Waste reduction talks by Re:Generation put Greenest City goals into motion

Engaged Vancouverites come together at SFU Woodward's for a night of inclusive, intergenerational dialogue -- this month tackling the issue of waste reduction in the city.

Dalai Lama Center’s Lynn Green spreads message of peace and knowledge

As a year of revolution and social change comes to an end, the Vancouver Dalai Lama Center stays focused on promoting universal values of peace and education.

Theatre schools and Vancouver Board School unite to repair Carleton School House

Tomorrow Vancouver Board School andeducational theatre companies will announce the launch of a fundraising campaign to remodel and inhabit the heritage building, Carleton School House.

A matter of pride for VSB trustee

As a school trustee on the Vancouver School Board I was proud to be associated with the PRIDE 2010 themes of Celebrate, Liberate, and Educate. The VSB entry, a decorated old school bus, in the PRIDE...

Vision Vancouver celebrates party's successes at fundraiser

It was billed as a chance to mix and mingle with the mayor and Vision Vancouver elected officials. Last night, at a Vision Vancouver fundraiser at Coast Plaza Hotel on Comox Street, Gregor...

Vancouver School Board grapples with possible school closures and program cuts

 At a meeting of the Vancouver School Board (VSB) last night, trustees agreed to seek clarification from the Minister of Education about whether a $17.23 million shortfall in funds will result...

VSB chair Patti Bacchus goes to the mat for Vancouver's schools

While trained fighters bloodied each other in General Motors Place in cages yesterday, a genuinely important battle played out elsewhere between the province and the city.

Vancouver School Board budget review news round-up

After a tumultuous week of strained relations between the Vancouver School Board and the province, Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid got tough today, demanding that the VSB provide a draft...

A teacher mourns her job loss

A grade-2 teacher becomes an apparent casualty of the Liberal government's education budget cuts. Who's next?