Black History Month

Black History Month

February is Black History Month Facts Every year, Canadians are invited to take part in the festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present, during Black History Month. This is a time to celebrate the many achievements and...
Professional Development Opportunity – Decentering Whiteness

Professional Development Opportunity – Decentering Whiteness

The VSTA continues to commit to creating opportunities that will engage our members in conversation that will challenge racism. Please consider the professional development opportunity described below. The VSTA will be providing the meeting location for a few of these...
Solidarity with the Indigenous Community

Solidarity with the Indigenous Community

The discovery of the remains of 215 children on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School is another reminder to Canadians of our racist history. A history that, until recently, has remained in the dark for many of us. But this is not only our history, it is our...
UNITE HERE LOCAL 40

UNITE HERE LOCAL 40

The VSTA urges the Pacific Gateway Hotel to guarantee a right of return to all workers laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic once business returns. The economic impact of COVID-19 on hotel workers, particularly women, has been devastating. Workers who have cleaned...
Black History Month

Black History Month

February is Black History Month   Facts Every year, Canadians are invited to take part in the festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present, during Black History Month. This is a time to celebrate the many achievements and...