K-12 Presidents’ Council meets

BURNABY—The K-12 Presidents’ Council met recently, and among other agenda items, approved the Trustees’ report for 2015/16 and elected members to fill vacant executive positions. Rod Isaac (CUPE 411, Chilliwack) was elected vice chair and Leslie Franklin (CUPE 703, Maple Ridge) treasurer. Ann Purvis (CUPE 440, Kimberley, Invermere and Golden) was acclaimed for a three-year […]

BC Liberal ‘campaign finance reform’ nothing but hollow pre-election spin

BURNABY—CUPE BC President Paul Faoro today released the following statement: “For years Premier Christy Clark has personally benefited—to the tune of $300,000—from B.C.’s lax campaign finance laws. Only now, on the eve of a provincial election, and after growing national and international media coverage of the issue is the premier making cosmetic efforts to make […]