News for 2010

Dec 16, 2010

This is a statement from Public Services International to mark the twentieth anniversary of International Migrants Day on December 18.

Dec 9, 2010

Minister's response shows a government in denial over crisis in forests

Dec 7, 2010

The provincial government has announced that consultations will start with local governments, First Nations and other organizations on the building of a new jail in the Okanagan.

The announcement was made yesterday and confirmed by Solicitor General Rich Coleman during a meeting with representatives from the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU).

Nov 26, 2010

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is welcoming Metro Vancouver’s unanimous recommendation to extend AirCare until 2020, and to enhance the program’s focus on emissions from heavy duty vehicles.

Nov 26, 2010

The BCGEU today reiterated support for front-line workers during the critical investigation into the situation in Chilliwack involving a 15-year-old girl and the death of her mother.

“What happened in Chilliwack is a tragedy that has deeply affected child protection workers in communities across this province,” said Darryl Walker, BCGEU president.

Nov 25, 2010

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.-- Margaret Mead

Nov 25, 2010

The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union is backing proposals outlined in the annual First Call - BC Campaign 2000 Child Poverty Report Card for 2010.

Nov 17, 2010

Union urges consultation with front-line workers before making changes to child protection system

The BCGEU is supporting the investigation by the Representative for Children and Youth into the tragic situation in Chilliwack involving a 15-year-old girl with Down Syndrome found alone with her dead mother.

Nov 10, 2010

Research proves that quality public services and tax fairness are key ways to reduce income inequality and achieve greater prosperity, opportunity and living standards for all Canadians.

Governments are saying they don’t have money to spend on public services but...

Nov 9, 2010

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) and the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union local 378 (COPE 378) are welcoming a Metro Vancouver Environment and Energy Committee resolution that calls for AirCare to be extended until 2020.

Nov 9, 2010

Rights-based, fully funded system needed to ensure access to justice

Nov 9, 2010

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Re. AirCare serves no purpose, other than to annoy motorists (Saturday, November 6, 2010, page A10)