PV Vancouver Bureau Commentary Internal strife is nothing new for the New Democratic Party in B.C. The sudden resignation of Carole James on Dec. 6 opens the door for an NDP leadership convention early in 2011. Some pundits have declared that the next election is already over, awarding the B.C. Liberals victory in advance. But [...]
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By Sam Hammond The British Columbia Federation of Labour Convention from Nov. 29-Dec. 3 was the swan song of the annual conventions that have been traditional in BC. The BC Fed changed its constitution to move to a convention every two years. This was done with the passing of a composite resolution that also added [...]
PV Vancouver Bureau Amidst turmoil within the B.C. Liberals, the next round of the struggle over public education policy is expected to unfold shortly. Vancouver Board of Education trustees are scheduled to vote Dec. 14 on possible closures of five schools, after an in-depth public consultation process. The hearings wound up on Nov. 10, after [...]
PV Vancouver Bureau Delegates to the 54th annual convention of the B.C. Federation of Labour will start their work on Nov. 29, with a contest for a top executive position on the agenda. A year ago, President Jim Sinclair opened the 53rd convention with a powerful speech that articulated the attack on working people. Pinning [...]
After a decade of resisting pressures to close schools, the Vancouver Board of Education faces a crucial decision by the end of December.
Statement by the Communist Party of British Columbia on the resignation of Gordon Campbell, Nov. 5, 2010
On the morning Gordon Campbell announced his resignation, I stepped outside the People’s Voice office for a few minutes, talking to pedestrians along Clark Drive. The response was 100% unanimous – everyone was delighted.
Gordon Campbell’s goal was always to make B.C. home of the lowest corporate tax rates in North America, and he succeeded.