Tag: peter fassbender

Dear Lord, you can’t make this stuff up. Seriously.

Want to know the definition of irony? Peter Fassbender, minister of everything under the kitchen sink,  a man who, in his own word, is  “one who believes strongly in democracy and people’s right to be engaged” using his concern over free speech and democratic…

Submissions raise eyebrows at Electoral Boundaries Commission public hearing in Surrey with ‘Gracie’s Finger’ references, opposition to changes in key Liberal ridings.

On a rather mundane Thursday afternoon in April, without any press or fanfare, representatives from the Electoral Boundaries Commission conducted a public hearing in Surrey at the Guildford Sheraton Hotel. The purpose of the public hearing was to allow voters in Surrey the opportunity…

This weeks column for 24 Hrs Vancouver: Union proposal a fair one to settle this debacle.

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 should go to arbitration,…

Poll: Do you agree with the BCTF’s call for binding arbitration?

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