President's Comment

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...
The news that the 40 faculty at Inlingua ESL College have been certified by the BC Labour Relations Board is great news all-around. For the faculty members, it's a great step forward, one that will pu...
There is a lot at stake for post-secondary educators over the next 12 months and this year's convention has helped set the direction and priorities that will guide FPSE in the year ahead. Starting wit...
Although it may have been a bad week for Premier Clark, at some point she needs to take a long hard look at why her party, her Cabinet and her government are in such disarray. If she were prepared to...
As educators around BC rally and march for fairness and change in our schools we are reminded once again of the important link between the campaign for progressive change and the solidarity we build w...
As every union in BC's public sector knows all too well, the BC Liberals have no regard for free collective bargaining. More to the point, the current provincial government seems to go out of its way...
A year ago BC Liberals elected Christy Clark to replace Gordon Campbell as their leader and as BC's Premier. Her campaign for leadership had a constant refrain; she was going to "do things differently...
Post-secondary education is a key to prosperity, not just for the society that is prepared to provide that education, but also for the students who are prepared to take on the opportunity for learning...
December 6th marks a tragic anniversary, one in which 14 female students at Quebec's École Polytechnique de Montréal were killed by a lone gunman. Ten other female students were also injured during th...
What happens when a government relentlessly cuts corporate tax rates? The public treasury ends up in the red. That's part of what has happened in BC, but to hear Finance Minster Kevin Falcon talk abou...