The Scott Ross: BC Teachers Hurt The Left & Help The Right

The teachers’ strike in British Columbia this week was bad for the province but good for the BC Liberals. Facing challenges from the NDP on their left and the Conservatives on their right, for the BC Liberals an unpopular labour dispute couldn’t have happened at a better time. Over the last few months the BC ...

The Scott Ross: The BC Teachers’ Regressive Labour Strike

In 2010 the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation declared its opposition to the HST because it was a regressive tax, affecting the poor and families more than the wealthy and corporations. Yesterday the BCTF went on strike and while the cost for childcare and sports programs is easily covered by rich families, the cost is a ...