"British Columbians see this speech for what it is — a cynical public relations exercise by a political party trying desperately to cling to power at any cost." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
"It's important to keep the lines of communication with government open and productive to ensure our voices are taken into consideration." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Long overdue increased funding for child and family services are welcomed but new provincial budget in B.C. misses the mark in many ways.