British Columbians, Parents Siding with Teachers in Dispute

Residents want to reduce class sizes, but also think salary increases for teachers should be in line with what other unions are getting. Vancouver, BC – British Columbians, and parents of kids enrolled in public schools, are more likely to express sympathy for the teachers in the province’s lingering education dispute, a new Insights West… Read more »

BC Prefers Arbitration, Not Legislation, To End Education Dispute

Residents are more likely to say that the BCTF has done more to end the impasse over the past two weeks than the provincial government. Vancouver, BC – As the contract dispute involving the Government of British Columbia and the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) continues, residents are expressing a preference to reach a settlement through… Read more »

British Columbians Not Swayed by $40-a-day Offer for Parents

Most residents continue to support the BCTF and not the provincial government in the lingering contract dispute. Vancouver, BC – With the scheduled start of the school year less than a month away, a new Insights West survey has found that most British Columbians reacted negatively to the provincial government’s idea of giving money to… Read more »

Poll shows public support for French booming in BC

  Vancouver, BC — It has taken four decades and sometimes argument and bitter feelings, but according to a new poll commissioned by Canadian Parents for French BC & YK in association with La Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique French is a huge hit in Canada’s most western province. An Insights West poll released… Read more »