B .C. teachers and the province have reached a tentative one-year settlement after a yearlong labour conflict.
Abbotsford and Mission teachers now have a formal mandate to withdraw from extracurricular activities following a province-wide vote last week.
A bbotsford and Mission teachers are voting this week about whether to formally axe extracurricular activities as part of their battle against the provincial government's back-to-work legislation, Bill 22.
Abbotsford and Mission teachers may be voting to wage a strike in April despite the provincial government's passage of back-to-work legislation.
The B.C. Liberal government introduced legislation Tuesday that imposes a six-month cooling off period, suspends teachers' ability to legally strike and calls for a mediator to bring about a negotiated agreement.
Abbotsford and Mission teachers undertook a "day of action" Monday while readying for a potential strike vote in response to the government's plan to legislate an end to their ongoing contract dispute.
The Abbotsford District Teachers' Association is organizing a demonstration Thursday afternoon to remind the public that teachers are still on strike and working without a contract.
The Abbotsford District Teachers' Association organized a rally on Wednesday to draw attention to education issues in advance of the upcoming civic elections on Nov. 19.
Most Abbotsford and Mission students will be getting report cards containing little more than their name and attendance due to the ongoing phased strike being waged by teachers.
Abbotsford and Mission students heading back to school next week will face more than a new curriculum.
Teachers in Abbotsford and Mission voted last week along with their provincial peers to go on strike at the start of the new school year.