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Environmental News & Events

General Strike for Climate Action

The VSTA Council passed a motion in April to support climate strikes. Please read more for info on the Sept 27 general strike and how teachers can support the Student Climate Strikes.

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Student Climate Strikes

In light of May 3rd National Fridays for the Future Student Climate Strike, the VSTA passed a motion to support the climate strikes.

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Letter of Support of the Unist’ot’en Camp

The VSTA is in support of the Unist’ot’en Camp near Houston, BC. We are concerned about the unjust treatment of the Wet’suwet’en people by the Federal Government’s use of the RCMP to forcibly remove them from their unceded and traditional lands.

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Climate Change Resources

Teachers have a big impact on society and there are actions we can take in our schools and our daily lives to help facilitate systemic change. Read more for local and regional school resources.

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Transit Plebiscite – VOTE YES!

Residents of the Metro Vancouver Region will begin receiving their ballots on the Transit Plebiscite on March 16. Whether you drive a car or use public transit there are direct benefits to voting YES.

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