BC Budget 2015: So, whose kids go under the bus first?

As school boards make cuts to implement this budget, parents’ anger will return.

Many parents might drift through the budget announcement hearing little the high-level ‘analysis’ of a ‘balanced budget’ from the media. Day-to-day, they’re just trying to make a living and do their best for their families. Most have other more immediate concerns.

This will change. Continue reading BC Budget 2015: So, whose kids go under the bus first?

Students and parents “Deliver your message to end the strike” to MLA Andrew Wilkinson

If the BC teachers’ strike matters to you, we ask that you take a few minutes out of your day to “Deliver Your Message.” On a Post-It note, have your kids write why they want to be back at school. Parents should do the same.

Parents are encouraged to Deliver Your Message at your local MLA office every day starting from Tuesday, September 16. Kids can bring backpacks and books to show that they want to be back in the classroom.

Date and Time: Tuesday, September 16 – 8:45am
Location: MLA Andrew Wilkinson’s office, 5640 Dunbar Street (between 40th and 41st Ave), Vancouver. Continue reading Students and parents “Deliver your message to end the strike” to MLA Andrew Wilkinson

MLA Playdate at Peter Fassbender’s office

MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood; Minister of Education

Date and Time: Monday, Sept 15 & Tuesday, Sept 16 – 9:00am

Location: 301 A – 15930 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC

Additional information:
Bringing workbooks and stories for the kids.

Located in a shopping mall, so there is lots of parking. As the mall is private property sidewalk chalking is probably a bad idea.

MLA Playdate at Peter Fassbender’s office

MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood; Minister of Education

Date and Time: Tuesday, Sept 9 -11:30am

Location: 301 A – 15930 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC

Additional information:
Bringing workbooks and stories for the kids.

Located in a shopping mall, so there is lots of parking. As the mall is private property sidewalk chalking is probably a bad idea.

North Vancouver Parents’ rally in Lynn Valley

Date and Time: Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 9:00am.

Location: At the intersection of Lynn Valley Road & Mountain Highway.

Additional Information: Bring signs!

MLA Playdate at Peter Fassbender’s office resumes Sept 8

MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood; Minister of Education

Date and Time: Monday, Sept 8 -11:30am

Location: 301 A – 15930 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC

Additional information:
Bringing workbooks and stories for the kids.

Located in a shopping mall, so there is lots of parking. As the mall is private property sidewalk chalking is probably a bad idea.

Playdate at MLA Peter Fassbender’s Constituency Office

MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood; Minister of Education.

Time: Tuesday, September 2 – 10am to 1pm. Planned to continue daily.

Location: 301 A – 15930 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC Continue reading Playdate at MLA Peter Fassbender’s Constituency Office