President's Comment

Yesterday’s federal budget was a modest step in the right direction, a start to addressing some of the pressing problems after a decade of Harper’s Conservatives, but it falls short in some key areas....
Internatio nal Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years. With its roots in the early union movement, today is a time to reflect upon the history of women’s struggles for equality. Internatio...
In Vancouver, spring is in the air. We’re getting glimpses of cherry blossoms on trees and snow drops on the ground. In Victoria, spring means a new Throne Speech and provincial budget – and this pict...
It’s a new year: a good time to reflect both on the year past and on our goals for the year to come. On the post-secondary front, 2015 was a year of ups and downs in BC. February saw a budget that fai...
December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. As educators and academic workers, December 6 is particularly poignant. On December 6, 1989, fourteen women were mur...
November 20, 2015 November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, held annually to remember the people killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. This past year, 73 people around the world hav...
We are pleased that the BC Legislature's Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services has included in its report several of the Federation of Post-Secondary Education's recommendations...
Tomorrow is Election Day. For those of us who did not vote in the advance polls or by special ballot, it is our opportunity to participate in the governance of our nation and make our voices heard. Ye...
As we get closer to Election Day, decided voters are becoming more vocal in sharing their opinions about where they're parking their vote, and why. But according to Canada's leading polling firms, onl...
In an era of increasingly precarious employment, more and more people are seeking additional education and training to help them get a leg up in the job market. The days when a high school diploma or...