Month: July 2018

The BCSTA – Ministry of Education Memorandum of Understanding supposedly enshrines a “co-governance” relationship. The bottom line is, the Ministry is in charge. Under the previous provincial government that was very clear. I had hoped for better this time. And all the extra teachers? Thank  the BCTF.  But how will the new funding formula affect […]

In  2016 students presented to an Education Policy and Directions meeting specifying  their disappointment with the changes Transit had made to student pass purchase. The cancellation of the $35-a-month youth pass, which could be bought for six or 12 months at a time, was among a number of changes announced by B.C. Transit in March. […]

The wonderful mural painted by SD61 students has as its title “Go Below The Surface”, an appropriate approach in almost any circumstance. Rob Fleming, Minister of Education, held an open house on June 29 to officially “unveil” this amazing mural. As the SD61 Board had not had a reply from the Minister  to the Board’s  letter […]