A judge has temporarily stayed a court case involving class sizes and composition — at least until the government can finish appealing a ruling that favoured the B.C. Teachers’ Federation.
B.C.’s school system is in the middle of a “toxic” labour battle, with negotiations breaking down and teachers set to vote next week on likely strike action.
The BC Liberals appear be taking another page from the communications playbook of the federal Conservatives.
In an internal video released Friday and emailed to party faithful, Education Minister Peter Fassbender is featured responding to a scathing court ruling in a self-described “conversation” with former news anchor Pamela Martin.
Kinesiology student Paul Clerc has managed to keep his grades up in hopes of entering medical school while traveling the world playing soccer.
Whether trying to sail a robotic boat across the Atlantic or serving in the Norwegian Coast Guard, Kristoffer Vik Hansen has a passion for the high seas.
Recently turned 23, New Image College of Fine Arts graduate Mary Galloway has played lead actress in two feature films, as well as a coveted part in the hit U.S. series Supernatural.
At the tender age of 20, Vancouver archeology student Matthew Go has already discovered a 1,200-year-old priestess tomb, excavated roughly 30 skeletons, and hopes to one day help bring closure for victims of international mass killings.
Salina Dharamsi epitomizes the volunteer spirit in her quest to help children. For eight years, the 22-year-old has been a friend to kids at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, taught nutrition in the Downtown Eastside and tutored youth with learning disabilities.
Many say students’ pro-rape and racist chants are part of a bigger problem that needs addressing.
As the University of B.C. is set to reveal its findings Wednesday about the use of an infamous rape chant, new allegations have surfaced that students also shouted a chant that mocked aboriginals during FROSH week activities.