Category: Education

Schools help fund Encana’s foreign investments

Carbon deal represents a massive transfer of public money from British Columbian schools, hospitals and taxpayers to an already profitable private gas company. …it is ludicrous to force the public sector, which is responsible for less than one per cent of greenhouse gases emitted in the province, to subsidize big polluters who pay no penalty for the majority of their greenhouse gas emissions.

Final solution

Item: Vancouver school year shortened 10 days to deal with a budget shortfall. Item: Between the 2001–02 and 2008–09 school years, 176 public schools in BC have been closed, unprecedented in BC […]