National Day of Remembrance Action on Violence against Women

BURNABY—CUPE BC representatives joined others in labour and the community at a breakfast this morning to mark the National Day of Remembrance Action on Violence against Women. Breakfast participants also heard from NDP women’s issues critic MLA Kathy Corrigan on failure of provincial government to support essential women’s services throughout the province. Corrigan highlighted the […]

Retired bus driver still shows kids the way

CRANBROOK—Retired school bus driver Ray White is still showing Cranbook kids about school buses and safety. White is continuing a program he developed for kindergarten and Grade 1 children based on the video “Pooh’s Great School Bus Adventure”. Ray takes a bus with him and after showing kids the video, he points out the safety […]

CUPE BC Water Watch sponsors John Loxley book tour

BURNABY—CUPE members and activists in Victoria, Vancouver and Penticton should mark their calendars and plan to attend community forums on privatization featuring noted author John Loxley next weekend. Loxley was recently awarded the 2010 Galbraith Prize (awarded every two years for work combining economic analysis with a commitment to social justice) by the Progressive Economics […]

The White Elephant in Wine Country

PENTICTON— CUPE National anti-privatization coordinator Robin Roff is releasing her 2010 Privatization Report, “A White Elephant in Wine Country” on Sunday, November 28 at the Ramada Penticton Hotel at 1PM. The report focuses on Penticton’s experience with public-private partnerships with the South Okanagan Events Centre and the high cost to residents. “In the case of the […]