Appeal pending on education ruling

MLA Donna Barnett comments on ministry's rationale

The province says it will appeal the British Columbia Supreme Court decision restoring collective agreement provisions stripped in 2002.

Justice Susan Griffin ruled that stripping teachers’ provincial bargaining rights is unconstitutional, and ordered the province to pay damages and court costs to the B.C. Teachers’ Federation.

Read the full story in the Feb. 12 edition of the 100 Mile House Free Press.