Crews fight fire on Highway 4 east of Port Alberni

!Coastal Fire Centre crews stage on the side of Highway 4 partway up to Alberni Summit (the Hump) to fight a forest fire, Friday afternoon (Sept. 12/14). - TONY SHUMUK/ Special to Alberni Valley News
  • posted Sep 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM

A small forest fire has been burning on private timberland near Highway 4.

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BCTF touts deal in email to members

  • posted Sep 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM

About 850 new teaching positions to be created each year, pay increase 7.5% without "cooperative gains" included, union says

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BCTF executive recommends six-year teacher deal

  • posted Sep 16, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Jim Iker says tentative settlement offers raises and better benefits, plus a lump sum to compensate for past grievances

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Premier Clark praises 'historic' teacher deal; BCTF members to vote Thursday

  • updated Sep 16, 2014 at 5:19 PM

B.C. schools could be open by Monday, Education Minister Peter Fassbender says strike days will be made up

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Off to school, and back to court for BCTF

  • posted Sep 16, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Court of appeal to hear arguments on who should control class size and teacher staff levels in B.C. schools

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