Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

2020 Women’s History Month theme October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the women and girls from our past, and our present, who are contributing to a better, more inclusive Canada. In 1992, the Government of Canada designated October as...
Ad Hoc Teachers of Colour Meeting

Ad Hoc Teachers of Colour Meeting

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2020 3:30-5:00 pm   Chair:          Oliver Kollar, TupperRecorder:    Nikitha Fester, Vancouver Technical   AGENDA Adoption of Agenda  Approval of Minutes of May 20, 2020 The...
Ad Hoc Teachers of Colour Meeting

Ad Hoc Teachers of Colour Meeting

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020 3:30-5:00 pm AGENDA ITEMS: VSB Indigenous Education Focus Day debrief Institutional Racism discussion (see infographic PDF – please look at it in advance if possible) Byrne Creek Community School Racial Justice Youth Panel...
Black History Month

Black History Month

In Canada, “Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.” Black History Month Resources BCTF Black History Month resources A guide for online...
16 Days of Action

16 Days of Action

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN The 16 days of action is an international campaign that starts on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and finishes December 10, United Nations Human Rights Day. The We Can coalition...
Ad Hoc Teachers of Colour Meeting

VSTA Ad Hoc Teacher of Colour Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 19, 4-5 pm at the VSTA office Terms of Reference The Vancouver Secondary Teachers’ Association Ad Hoc Teacher of Colour Committee is created to provide an opportunity for teachers of colour to discuss their life experiences, ideas, and concerns as...
Support Vancouver Hotel Workers

Support Vancouver Hotel Workers

  UNITE HERE Local 40 represents hotel workers UNITE HERE Local 40 has been on strike against many of Vancouver’s most prominent luxury hotels. While they have achieved settlements that include significant wage increases and improved working conditions with most,...
Aboriginal Awareness Week

Aboriginal Awareness Week

May 21-25 Aboriginal Awareness Week has largely focused on giving federal public servants an opportunity to learn more about the Metis, Inuit and First Nation peoples. Since its beginnings in 1992, Aboriginal Awareness Week has moved beyond this original mandate in...