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Thousands of post-secondary students will be writing mid-term exams this month, but it’s not only the students who need to evaluate what they are learning. Over three thousand contract faculty in BC,...
For immediate release Friday October 4, 2019 VANCOUVER - Ten municipalities across BC are supporting fairness for contract faculty through motions, proclamations, and public letters of support in the...
Statement from FPSE President Terri Van Steinburg on the Climate Strike (Friday, September 27, 2019) "Today’s climate strike is bringing much-needed attention to the climate emergency. The young...
This year marks the 125 th anniversary of Labour Day as an official holiday. Back in 1894, the standard workday was 12 hours, and the standard workweek 6 days. It took years of fighting, but...
There is even more to celebrate at Pride celebrations this year as we mark the 50th anniversary of two important events in North America’s LGBTQ/2S+ history. Bill C-150 , Canada’s first piece of...
Each year, the BC government holds public consultations that inform the next year’s budget through the Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. This year, the consultation happened in...
Terri Van Steinburg assumes role August 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2019, Kelowna BC – The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC has elected Terri Van Steinburg as the federation’s...
Last year, 131 workers were killed on the job or died from work-related illnesses in B.C. That’s nearly three workers every week – and thousands more were injured at work. Losing a loved one due to...
On March 19, the pre-election federal budget was released. It included measures to “improve access in post-secondary by: lowering interest rates on student loans, expansion of the graduate scholarship...
The theme for International Women’s Day this year, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,” is exemplified by women around the world who are removing barriers for generations of women and...