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- And so it begins.
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- This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Who’s Harper working for?
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- This weeks column for 24 Hrs Vancouver: Union proposal a fair one to settle this debacle.
- Poll: Do you agree with the BCTF’s call for binding arbitration?
- “Drop the appeal so children can go to school.” ~ Dan Brooks, leader of the BC Conservatives.
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Tag Archives: BCTF
Last Friday, British Columbia Teachers’ Federation president Jim Iker called for the province to agree to binding arbitration to reach a resolution in the ongoing dispute with the government. Iker proposed that all matters of compensation, benefits and preparation time … Continue reading
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This letter was sent to me this morning by a parent in Surrey who has been very involved in the school system for a very long time, with hopes that it will assist other parents in understanding part of what’s … Continue reading
This week, Brent and I address an issue often commented about on social media. Brent presents this week, and this is my response to him: This week’s topic: Should B.C. teachers remain unionized? It’s more than a bit ironic that … Continue reading
Word. -the slam really starts at about the 56 second mark for those at work :)
I’d like to start this week by offering congratulations to Brent on our one year anniversary of writing the Duel. When Brent pointed out that our first Duel had been a debate over the merits of a 10-year deal between … Continue reading
This weeks column for The Duel, 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Liberal Legislation to blame for education disruptions
The winner of the last duel on the Site C Dam was Laila with 74%. This week’s topic: As the B.C. teachers dispute escalates, which side is responsible for the disruption in student learning? While the BC Teachers’ Federation and … Continue reading
This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Teachers should be praised for trying to fix broken classrooms
The winner of last week’s duel on civil disobedience was Laila with 67%. This week’s topic: Did the strike vote by B.C. teachers help or hurt their cause? As results came in last week for the B.C. Teachers’ Federation strike … Continue reading
Government conned parents and kids “It’s a tale of a government secretly wanting to provoke a strike that year for political reasons. There are always cynics who read political motives into big public labour disputes. But it’s startling to see … Continue reading
This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Premier’s meddling derailed respectful tone of current negotiations
This week,I welcomed Brent Stafford to the Duel as we take on the question : Is a 10-year deal with the teachers’ union good for B.C.? This week, I’d like to welcome Brent Stafford to the Duel, and wish him … Continue reading