Rotating Strike Action begins in Nelson

NELSON—Rotating strike action will begin this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. at the Nelson and District Community Complex (NDCC). After giving the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) over a week to consult with its board of directors, CUPE 2262 president, Leford Lafayette, says the employer has returned to the table with little movement in their […]

Democracy suspended in School District 79

DUNCAN—While Cowichan Valley kids are back at school, their democratically-elected school trustees aren’t.  District 79 is still being overseen by an appointed trustee after the province tossed the board out for submitting a needs-based budget in May.  The Cowichan Valley Board of School Trustees voted for a budget with a $3.7-million deficit, explaining its duty […]