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In British Columbia, there’s a good news story about the news
The Boom Booms 'A Million Miles' album release party at Vogue Theatre
New schools, seismic upgrades, French Immersion and band programs among issues VSB candidates to face in by-election
How B.C.'s small businesses could be champions for $15 minimum wage
Aug 29th, 2017
If the Province wants small businesses on-side for $15 minimum wage, it should take seriously the crisis of affordability facing small businesses caused by real estate speculation
There's hope in the air as kids head back to Vancouver public schools
But the school year may be in for a bumpy start.
Aug 24th, 2017
Beauty and utility – a gift from the old elm
Aug 20th, 2017
Horgan keeps his promise to restore adult education funding
Adults who’ve graduated from high school will be able to take fee-free high-school upgrade courses again thanks to B.C.’s new NDP government.
Aug 8th, 2017
Vancouver school board by-election set for October 14 and no, I'm not running
Education Minister Rob Fleming announced Thursday that Vancouver voters will get a chance to elect new school trustees.
Aug 3rd, 2017
Government cabinet picks bode well for public education and Vancouver schools
Rob Fleming, BC's new minister of education, is the former opposition critic. He knows the file well and can get to work quickly.
Jul 20th, 2017
A “to-do” list for BC's new education minister
Patti Bacchus has some advice for whomever gets the job.
Jul 5th, 2017
Teachers say VSB isn’t complying with restored contact language — could lead to September school disruptions
Following the BCTF court win at the Supreme Court of Canada, teachers say the VSB isn’t getting enough funding to hire more teachers
Jun 28th, 2017
School closures off the table along with Christy Clark’s flip flops
The VSB’s $1.5 billion capital plan request to government all but takes school closures off the table, despite the district being governed by a B.C. Liberal government-appointed trustee
Jun 19th, 2017
Help wanted for a super (tough) VSB job
With last week’s announcement that the Vancouver School Board’s superintendent is leaving, the preliminary work to find his replacement is already underway.
Jun 13th, 2017
The “GreenDP” is great news for public education
VO Contributing Education Editor Patti Bacchus on why the NDP and Green party power-sharing agreement is a best-case scenario for B.C.’s public schools
May 30th, 2017