BCeSIS failures offer lessons for future shared services

BURNABY – September’s near-collapse of the online student information system known as BCeSIS is more evidence that the BC government should proceed with caution on shared services initiatives. While there have been issues since the introduction of the BC enterprise Student Information System (BCeSIS) in 2005, staff and teachers reported major problems with it this […]

Help find Lyle and Marie McCann

CUPE is urging members to support the search for Lyle and Marie McCann, family members of a CUPE 30 member who have been missing since July 3. The elderly couple disappeared on the road between St. Albert, Alberta and Abbotsford, British Columbia. Their burned-out motor home was abandoned near Edson, Alberta. Residents of Prince George, […]

Book your tickets now for film premiere of “People Power”

VANCOUVER—BC Citizens for Public Power is launching a province-wide tour of “PEOPLE POWER: Building Social Movements to Protect Public Power in Canada,” a new DVD on how to organize community coalitions to protect public electricity and fight the privatization of our rivers and BC Hydro. The film premieres on Sunday, October 3 at SFU Harbour […]

CUPE staff help Camosun students in need

VICTORIA- At the membership meeting of CUPE 2081 this week, the staff at Camosun College voted to donate canned goods, non perishable items, toiletries and money to the student society food banks. The $2000 donation from CUPE 2081 will go to food banks at the Lansdowne and Interurban campuses of Camosun. CUPE was responding to […]