VSTA General Meeting Report

VSTA General Meeting Report

January 26, 2022 Delegates to the BCTF AGM In addition to our three Local Reps (Nikitha Fester, Carmen Schaedeli, and Jonathan Wynn) we elected sixteen delegates who will attend the virtual BCTF AGM this March 19-22 and represent Vancouver Secondary teachers’ voice at...
DELEGATES TO THE BCTF AGM

DELEGATES TO THE BCTF AGM

Every teacher should attend a BCTF AGM at least once in their teaching career. Spending time with over 600 teachers from around the Province broadens your perspective on our Union, our Province and Public Education. BCTF Executive Committee recommendations that set...
November 20th – Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20th – Transgender Day of Remembrance

Canadians began “marking this day in 1999 in response the brutal killing of Rita Hester, a Black Trans woman. On Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honour all Trans, Two-Spirit, and non-binary people who were victims of violence, hatred, and discrimination and who had...
National Aboriginal Veterans Day

National Aboriginal Veterans Day

Nov. 8 is about making efforts to better understand the role Indigenous Veterans have played in Canada, and expressing our heartfelt gratitude. Ceremonies are held across Canada to mark this day, and Canadians across the country should pause for a minute or two...
VTF Bargaining Team Applications

VTF Bargaining Team Applications

In anticipation of ratifying the Vancouver Teachers’ Federation (VTF) local bargaining objectives tonight, the VSTA is putting out a call for members interested in being on the local bargaining team. Bargaining will begin later this month and will wrap up by March 4....
General Meeting

VTF GENERAL MEETING

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 4:00 pm VESTA and VSTA have recently been in discussions regarding the composition of the VTF bargaining team.  Yesterday evening, the two organizations reached an agreement on a VTF Bargaining Team Composition that will see us through the...