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John Horgan stands with children on playground. Photo: Province of British Columbia/Flickr
Lizanne Foster | Even in our worst nightmares we never thought we'd have to debate the morally repugnant issue of "cash for kids" with your government.
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Redeye Collective | Rory Brown is President of the Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association, a local of the BCTF. He has taught in Vancouver since 1999 and witnessed firsthand the effects of years of cutbacks.
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Lizanne Foster | Christy Clark said she was excited about the Supreme Court decision, but she was Minister of Education when the problems started.
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Teuila Fuatai | New BCTF president Glen Hansman discusses what's ahead including addressing gender inequality, lack of education funding in B.C. and the child poverty problem.
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Redeye Collective | The B.C. government imposed a contract on teachers in 2002 and 2012. B.C. Supreme Court ruled both these actions unconstitutional. Last month, the Court of Appeal overturned the 2012 decision.
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Rod Mickleburgh | In a 38-page dissenting opinion in the recent 4-1 B.C. Court of Appeal ruling which ruled in the government's favour, Justice Ian Donald provided a ringing defence of free collective bargaining.
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Ella Bedard | B.C. union members have voted Irene Lanzinger as the new B.C. Federation of Labour president.
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Larry Kuehn | A tentative agreement has been reached between the BC Teachers' Federation and the B.C. government.
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Larry Kuehn | More than 30,000 B.C. teachers voted "yes" to return to classes -- if the B.C. Liberal government will agree to send to arbitration all the issues except for those related to court decisions.
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Marc Lee | There is no reason why B.C. cannot afford to really put families first, and invest in a first-class public education system.
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Larry Kuehn | Teachers in B.C. will vote September 10 on support for a union proposal to send the current strike to arbitration and open classrooms for the new school year as soon as government says yes.
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Miriam Katawazi | As the labour action continues and schools remain closed, a number of fundraising campaigns and demonstrations have sprung up to show solidarity with B.C. teachers.