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October 17, 2018

A website has been established so that people can send the strikers a message of solidarity and support.

October 10, 2018

In this guide you will find information on how to acknowledge a territory or treaty on which a gathering takes place, summaries of First Nations social conventions, useful terminology, as well as links to other helpful resources.

October 1, 2018

"I'm glad the court is giving the BCGEU/NUPGE a chance to expose the petitioner's argument for what it is: an attempt to get around the $200,000 advertising cap." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

September 27, 2018

"If we want more frontline staff, we need to be creating incentives for new workers to enter the profession, and to transition part-time and casual workers into a full-time career. That is what we are hearing from the government, so it is encouraging news for seniors and workers alike." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

September 25, 2018

Forests are fundamental to our economy, culture, traditions and history — and to our future. Canadians depend on forests for our livelihood and lifestyle.

September 17, 2018

BCGEU/NUPGE cites lack of transparency as reason for breakdown in talks.

September 13, 2018

"It's outrageous that our members and other workers are being assaulted on a weekly basis at the Forensic hospital and the employer is doing nothing about it."  — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

August 30, 2018

"Workers are being assaulted while treating patients without risk assessments being done, with inadequate security protection. One could make the case that the employer is complicit in these attacks on hospital staff." — Paul Finch, BCGEU Treasurer

August 29, 2018

"After 16 years of cuts and wage restraint leading the sector into crisis, this agreement with a government that wants to put people first provides a foundation to build on." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

August 27, 2018

The alleged incidents range in seriousness from failing to comply with regulations around ID'ing patrons to failing to identify what would normally be flagged as suspicious behaviour possibly related to money-laundering.