BC teachers and the politics of education funding

By Tara Ehrcke, bargaining chair and past president of the Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association Two days into rotating strikes and a “partial” lockout by the BC government, independent polling shows strong support for the teachers. An Angus Reid poll showed that among the general public, 41… Read More

Big Brother on the rails

Following decades-old recommendations from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB), Canada’s major rail interests have moved to support the installation of in-cab video and audio recording equipment, ostensibly for safety reasons. In a press release, CN has stated that it is “ready to pay to install and… Read More