Airline denies dismissals were linked to employees’ union activities.
The bulk of the province’s new resource industry jobs will be in the Lower Mainland, not rural areas.
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.
A North Vancouver vote urging politicians to abstain from taking money from developers or labour unions is drawing mixed reviews from other Metro Vancouver civic leaders.
Labour leaders admitted today that a recent liquified natural gas meeting with Premier Christy Clark was “surreal,” and praised the government they opposed only months ago in the provincial election.
As the provincial election campaign churns ahead, a new coalition of businesses, unions and environmental groups are hoping to change the conversation.
Environmental, labour and democracy activists have thrown their weight behind a lawsuit by Hupacasath First Nation, which hopes to halt a major Canada-China trade pact through the courts.
Unions, citizen groups, and environmentalists have joined a growing chorus alarmed about a secretive investment deal with China, voicing their support yesterday for a First Nation’s lawsuit seeking to halt the agreement.