Teachers strike, late French Immersion, helping in Honduras and analyzing amalgamation
Has the contract dispute between the province and BC's teachers reached a breaking point? Amid calls for government intervention, Michael McEvoy, president of of the BC School Trustees Association, discusses concerns about failing communications between teachers and administrators, and the effect on students.
Judy Mas, Immersion Coordinator for the Greater Victoria School District, discusses the promotion of a later start for French Immersion students.
Providing aid in a dangerous place: Organizer Ana Clara Sosa Cazales discusses the work of UVic's Medical Brigades, a volunteer group that offers basic health services in Honduras, the country with the highest per-capita homicide rate in the world.
As the amalgamation debate revives in the Capital Region, Andrew Sancton, a professor of political science at the University of Western Ontario, talks about the pros and cons of merging municipalities.