B.C. teachers rally at Canada Place
BCTF wants binding arbitration, government says not at this point
Hundreds of striking teachers are rallying at Canada Place as first week of school ends with no further talks planned.
The teachers, backed by a number of other unions at the rally, are calling for binding arbitration.
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Minister Peter Fassbender said he did not relish handing over responsibility to a third party.
"It has in the past significantly impacted taxpayers in a significant way," he says. "A balanced budget is critical to our future."