The Burnaby school district sent out layoff notices to teachers in the district last week after only days before publicly approving a budget that didn't include any actual staffing layoffs.
The Burnaby Teachers' Association is throwing its weight behind local NDP candidates for the upcoming provincial election.
The Fraser Institute released its annual ranking of B.C. elementary schools, and Burnaby's top six are all private schools.
The Burnaby Teachers' Association doesn't want teachers' pension funds invested in a well-known weapons manufacturer and a company they say is making private profits off the public education system.
The Burnaby Teachers' Association and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 379, will be hosting a town hall meeting on Feb. 28 to discuss education funding.
The latest numbers on class sizes for Burnaby schools are out, and the overwhelming majority of classrooms are within provincial guidelines.
The Burnaby Teachers' Association has been circulating a petition at local schools, calling on the province and civic governments to work together to come up with a poverty reduction plan for children.
Premier Christy Clark's proposition to strike a 10-year period of "labour peace" with the B.C. teachers seems like a high-stakes poker game to the president of the Burnaby Teachers' Association.
Burnaby teachers and their supporters rallied outside of Richard Lee's Burnaby North office on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to put pressure on the provincial government to opt for a negotiated settlement to the ongoing labour dispute.
The Burnaby NOW's look back at the year that's passed began last week, and we conclude our year in review in today's edition. Below, we take a closer look at the news and people from the second half of the year -
A Burnaby civic party that formed in opposition to the school district's gay-friendly policy is offering a $2,000-reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever made a death threat against a local teacher.
A Burnaby teacher has received a death threat related to policy 5.45, the school district's gay friendly policy designed to protect staff and students from homophobia.
The Burnaby NOW's Jennifer Moreau had a chance to be a live book in Moscrop Secondary's Human Library in April. The project is designed to undermine stereotypes and reduce prejudice. Here's how the day went, from a book's perspective.