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...
30th Annual Women’s Memorial March

30th Annual Women’s Memorial March

Sunday, February 14th, 2021 Family and community members gather in remembrance at 10:30 am (Main and Hastings) March starts at 12 pm from Carnegie (Main and Hastings) Unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)...
Rock your Ribbon Skirt

Rock your Ribbon Skirt

Wednesday, January 20th wear your ribbon skirt to school to show support and solidarity for Bella Kulak who was criticized for wearing a ribbon skirt to school. There will also be a celebration of Indigenous culture at Grandview Park during the lunch hour from...