VTF General Meeting

It is very important that each school is represented at the VTF General Meeting at Hamber Secondary (33rd & Oak) on Tuesday, February 28 at 4pm to hear bargaining and strike updates as well as to get information about teacher layoffs.

Voting Locations and Times for Strike Escalation Vote VESTA office, 2915 Commercial Drive (at E. 13) Tuesday, February 28, 8am to 3pm Wednesday, February 29, 7:30am to 4:30pm Hamber Secondary, 5025 Willow (33rd & Oak) Tuesday, February 28 after the General...

Notice of Vote

Strike Escalation Vote A province-wide vote to authorize an escalation of job action will be held on Tuesday, February 28 and Wednesday, February 29. The government has stated that it will introduce legislation to impose a settlement early next week, probably Monday....

New Teachers’ Council Elections

Teachers will soon be receiving their ballots to elect our zone’s representative to the new Teachers’ Council. This is a very important election for BC teachers. The government has changed the representation and mandate of the Teachers’ Council....

On Wednesday, February 29, celebrate “the Day of Pink”. Teachers and students are asked to wear pink to take a visible stand against homophobia, transphobia and bullying. For further information, resources and lesson ideas, check out the following web sites: BCTF...

End Child Poverty Now!

BC has the highest child poverty rate in Canada for eight years in a row. BC is one of the few provinces without a poverty reduction plan. Teachers see the reality of poverty in their classrooms every day. Let’s create a vibrant anti-poverty community among...