BCTF Seeds of Justice – March

Spotlight on Antiracism. Read more for BCTF resources, workshops, Equity & Inclusion, opportunities for members, grants & awards, and Social Justice Program calendar of events.

Teachers Teaching On-Call Meeting

Wednesday, March 3 from 4:00 – 5:30. Agenda: Terms of Reference (draft); Redirections & Reassignments; SFE, Health & Safety and Technology Feedback. Read more for registration details.

Congratulations MyVSTA winners!

We’re happy to announce our latest winners for registering for the MyVSTA portal: Brian Gudmundson and Tom Chin! Read more on how you can win a $25 gift certificate to Bandidas Taqueria and access important member-only information.

Spring Transfer Process

Read more for important information and key dates for this year’s Spring Transfer Process (vacate card, return from leave, increase FTE, leave for one year or longer, Early Retirement Incentive Program)

Black History Month

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. Read more for facts and resources.

Latest News

30th Annual Women’s Memorial March

30th Annual Women’s Memorial March

FEBRUARY 14 – The first women’s memorial march was held in 1992 in response to the murder of a woman on Powell Street in Vancouver. Out of this sense of hopelessness and anger came an annual march on Valentine’s Day to express compassion, community, and caring for all women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Unceded Coast Salish Territories.

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VSTA General Meeting Report

VSTA General Meeting Report

The membership elected their delegation to the BCTF AGM and approved by-law amendments to allow TTOCs two voting spots on VSTA Staff Rep Council as well as a voting spot on each of the VSTA Standing Committees. Thank you to all the candidates for putting their names forward and to all the members who attended the general meeting.

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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 12:00–12:45 pm.

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Events Calendar

  1. Social & Environmental Justice Committee

    March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Teachers Teaching On-Call

    March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Executive Committee

    March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Health & Safety Committee

    March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. BCTF Delegates

    March 10 @ 12:20 pm - 3:15 pm

Update Contact Information

Please ensure that the VSTA has your correct home address, phone number, non-employer email address and if you have changed schools since last year.

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