Here are some links to online posts, letters, media coverage and commentary that attempt to shed light on the Job Action issue, and the state of public education in BC, in various ways.
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Overview of the dispute
- BCCPAC (BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils) website:
This is a great resource for balanced information on the current dispute between the BC Teachers’ Federation and the Ministry of Education.
- BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) website:
- BC Ministry of Education website:
- BC Public School Employers’ Association website:
- Letter to Education Minister George Abbott from Vancouver School Board Chair
- Minister Abbott’s introduction to Bill 22 (Education Improvement Act):
- MLA Jane Thornthwaite’s response to on Bill 22 on Monday, March 5:
- Letter from MLA Jane Thornthwaite to those who contacted her about Bill 22:
Mar 29 Ltr Bill 22 (text document)
In the news
- “Constitutional and international law at risk under Bill 22” (Vancouver Sun article)
- “Education dispute ignores Generation Squeeze” (Vancouver Sun article)
- Vancouver Sun “Report Card” series:
- The Tyee – Education coverage:
- Globe & Mail coverage:
- The Province coverage:
- CBC coverage:
- National Post commentary:
- Macleans editorial:
Commentary/videos posted by teachers:
- Cheryl Angst blog
- How many teachers does it take to make a cupcake?
- “Dear Christy Clark: As a teacher, your TV commercials move me” (Georgia Strait commentary)
Advocacy Ross Road has been following the Job Action situation closely and encourages Ross Road parents to stay informed about the issue as well.
>> Click here to read a letter written by Janice Sardari, a Ross Road parent.
Other advocacy links:
- BCCPAC’s Advocacy page
- Hastings PAC co-chair letter:
Get in touch with Advocacy Ross Road:
>> If you have any links you would like to share, or thoughts on the matter, please use the form below to get in touch with Advocacy Ross Road. We would appreciate input and insight from all concerned parents and citizens.