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SD5 says balanced budget a balancing act

Along with their balanced budget for the upcoming 2015/2016 school year School District No. 5 (SD5), Southeast Kootenay will once again be submitting an annual…

Teachers’ strike could last “quite a while”

The full-scale B.C. teachers’ strike, now in day three, could last “quite a while” warned Education Minister Peter Fassbender today (June 19). Fassbender noted his disappointment with…

Third round of rotating strikes loom

With the possibility of a full-blown strike looming, the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) yesterday released its schedule for rotating strikes entering week three. BCTF President…

Rotating strikes continue this week

The BC Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) is continuing with rotating strikes around the province this week, including both school districts in the East Kootenay. On Thursday,…