Topic: b.c. teachers' strike

BCTF meeting with province to determine how to attract teachers to B.C.

The B.C. Teachers' Federation is meeting with the province to discuss measures to help B.C. school districts recruit and retain teachers — both from within this province and elsewhere in Canada.

B.C. still has hundreds of teaching vacancies with school year weeks away

School districts across B.C. are still looking for teachers to fill hundreds of full-time and part-time positions.

BCTF President Jim Iker to step down at end of school year

Jim Iker was the face of the BCTF during the acrimonious 2014 teachers strike in B.C.

B.C. teachers' strike: Government asks some parents for money back

Parents who used their $40 a day during the 2014 teacher's strike to pay for education at independent schools are being asked to pay the money back. A former superintendent of schools says that's unfair.

B.C. teachers lose latest court fight on class size, composition

A bitter battle between British Columbia's teachers and the provincial government could be headed to the Supreme Court of Canada after B.C's highest court sided with the province today.
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B.C. teachers wait for court ruling on class size bargaining rights

B.C.'s highest court will deliver the latest ruling on the lengthy dispute over class sizes between the B.C. Teachers' Federation and the provincial government on Thursday.

B.C. teachers' strike boosted private school enrolment

Private schools across B.C. have seen a jump in enrolment since last year's teacher's strike.

B.C. teachers to get strike bonus this week, says BCTF

The province's 41,000 teachers will soon receive their cut of a $105 million payout from the government — part of the deal their union struck in September to end the three-month strike.
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$40-a-day pay delayed for some RAW

Mike de Jong says payments for kindergartners may take longer

B.C. teachers' strike: $40-a-day payments for parents due this week

Some 165,000 B.C. families who registered for the Temporary Education Support Payment program during the teachers' strike can expect to get their cheques this week.

B.C. school districts ordered to return all strike savings

The B.C. government is instructing school districts to return any money they may have saved during the public school teachers' strike this September.

B.C. teachers' dispute: Clark expects case will go to Supreme Court

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says she believes the court case over teachers' rights to bargain class size and composition will go to the Supreme Court of Canada.

B.C. teachers' strike: Public school students back in class today

About half a million public school students across B.C. are heading back to school this morning, after teachers approved a contract to end a strike that dates back to before the end of the last school year.
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Teachers prep for back to school

Classes will start Monday and Tuesday across the province, but the three weeks lost won't be made up
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Fassbender on making up for lost time RAW

CBC's Andrew Chang sits down with B.C.'s education minister to talk about why the school year won't be extended