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.

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.
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$40-a-day pay delayed for some RAW

Mike de Jong says payments for kindergartners may take longer

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.
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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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B.C. teachers' strike: No extension to school year to make up for lost time

B.C. has no plans to extend the school year to make up for three weeks of class time lost during the teachers' strike, Education Minister Peter Fassbender has confirmed.
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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
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Teachers' back-to-school rush RAW

CBC's Stephen Smart visits a Victoria elementary school where it's a race against time to get ready for Monday
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B.C. teachers' strike: Could it have ended much sooner, asks Stephen Smart

There is no denying that a negotiated contract between the B.C. government and striking public school teachers is a good thing, but did it need to take three months?
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B.C. teachers' strike: Deal approved

86% approve, accusations of wasted time on both sides
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B.C. teachers' strike is over: 86% vote 'yes' to accept deal

More than 31,000 B.C. teachers voted today on the tentative agreement reached with the government earlier this week, with 86 per cent of them voting to accept the deal.
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Teachers' strike is over RAW

BCTF president Jim Iker announces the results of the vote: 86 per cent said 'yes' to the tentative deal
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B.C. teachers' strike: BCTF members vote on tentative deal

B.C. teachers are voting today on the tentative agreement reached with the government, and if approved, could see some schools reopen as early as Monday.
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B.C. teachers vote on tentative deal

Public school could be back in session Monday if teachers approve the tentative contract deal
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B.C. teachers vote on tentative deal today

Yes majority would mean many schools would open Monday. Results expected 9:30 p.m. PT today
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B.C. teachers' vote: what's in the deal?

CBC's Stephen Smart explains some of the details in the tentative six-year deal that could end the strike

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