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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:00 AM
From welding and carpentry, to pipefitting, heavy-duty equipment operation and a host of other trades, students in grades 5 to 10 are getting a unique opportunity to test-drive future careers in skilled trades in communities throughout B.C. in the weeks ahead.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 9:09 AM
Should you cover up or unplug your webcam if you aren't using it? If your computer is hacked, someone you don't know could spy on you and your family.
Friday, November 9, 2012 1:30 PM
South Island students taking auto mechanics at Victoria High school have a bright future ahead of them, thanks to an innovative program to be offered by the school in the new year.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:15 PM
Premier Christy Clark has announced a review of the teacher bargaining process that will see government engage with the British Columbia Teachers'; Federation (BCTF) and other education stakeholders on how best to make systemic improvements prior to the next round of bargaining.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 5:45 AM
As the new school year begins, six new schools costing approximately $183 million will open their doors for the very first time today.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 9:10 PM
Minister of Education George Abbott has issued the following statement: "We are pleased that mediation has resulted in a tentative Memorandum of Settlement between the British Columbia Public School Employers' Association and the British Columbia Teachers' Federation.
Monday, April 23, 2012 10:30 AM
Government has completed regulations arising from Bill 22, the Education Improvement Act, to strengthen consultative requirements around how every school class in the province is organized.
Monday, April 2, 2012 2:00 PM
The B.C. government is doubling the Learning Improvement Fund (LIF) from $30 million to $60 million for the coming school year, Education Minister George Abbott announced today at a meeting of school superintendents and board chairs.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 9:30 AM
In line with the provisions of Bill 22 - the Education Improvement Act, government has appointed Dr. Charles Jago to mediate contract talks between the BC Teachers' Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA).
Thursday, March 15, 2012 5:30 PM
The B.C. legislature today passed Bill 22, the Education Improvement Act. The new legislation suspends teachers' strike action, establishes a "cooling off" period and appoints a mediator to work with the parties toward a negotiated agreement.