President's Comment

For Saeideh Ghassarifar, English Language Training (ELT) programs are a very real part of her education plan. Ms. Ghassarifar is from Iran. She has three degrees including a doctorate in health care e...
Twenty-four years ago Canada, and the world, were witness to the violent and senseless murder of fourteen women at Ecole Polytechnic in Montreal. Twenty-four years later those murders have become a st...
Fair employment means exactly that; salary, workplace rights and benefits that are fair to everyone. However, for more and more faculty and staff who work and teach in post-secondary institutions acro...
Provincial government’s across Canada are raising the warning flag over the federal government’s announced intention to claw back funding that had been given to the Labour Market Agreement program, a...
BC’s provincial election campaign may only be days old, but skills training and post-secondary education have quickly emerged as priority issues. Both of the major parties—the BC Liberals and the BC N...
On March 8, we mark International Women's Day. It's a moment of both reflection and solidarity. Yes, what women have been able to achieve in terms of equality needs to be celebrated, but not as a stat...
Since its inception in 2003, the Industry Training Authority (ITA) has been a source of great concern for many. Advanced by BC’s employer lobbyists as a so-called “new model” for trades training and a...
Next week, over 2,000 delegates will gather in Vancouver for the 55 th Constitutional Convention of the BC Federation of Labour. Like every BC Fed Convention, this one will give union activists the op...
Premier Clark has spent much of the last year focusing on a jobs strategy. When she first launched that initiative in September of last year, it was difficult to sort out what was truly new in her gov...
Monday marks a special day across Canada. Many think of it as the last weekend of summer, the last day before the start of the Fall semester in our post-secondary institutions or the start of school f...