Langley teachers protest politicians



The union local for Langley teachers has organized three events for this week, including rallies outside the local MLAs’ offices.

The Langley Teachers’ Association has Burma-shave style protests planned for July 15 on 200th Street at the pedestrian overpass. They are slated for rush hour: 7-9:30 a.m. and 3:30-5 p.m.

Then on July 16, the LTA is hosting a public forum at the Langley Golf and Banquet Centre. The reception is 6-7 p.m. and a panel of speakers starting at 7 p.m.

The LTA has invited Teri Mooring of the BC Teachers Federation; Irene Lanzinger, BC Federation of Labour; Iglika Ivanova, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Fort Langley-Aldergrove MLA Rich Coleman, Langley MLA Mary Polak, Township Mayor Jack Froese, City Acting Mayor Ted Schaffer, and Langley School Board chair Wendy Johnson.

The event is at 21550 44th Ave.

The LTA has scheduled rallies for the two local MLA offices. The rally at Polak’s office, 20611 Fraser Hwy., is 11 a.m. to noon on July 17. At same day there’s a rally at Coleman’s office in the Langley Events centre. It runs 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Just Posted

White stuff coats Langley in heaviest snowfall of the season

Langley residents have a day of snow to enjoy before the rain starts again.

Upcycling: possibilities endless for Langley artists using recovered items

Past winner enjoys taking garbage, and not recycling but upcycling it into something better.

Cloverdale’s Coldest Night of the Walk event breaks fundraising goal, raises more than $66,000

Hundreds take to the streets of downtown Cloverdale to raise funds, awareness for homelessness

Walnut Grove liquor store move turned down by council

For the second time since December, council has voted against the plan.

UPDATE: At least two hospitalized after plane leaves runway at Abbotsford Airport

Incident occurred around noon on Friday; Transport Canada investigating

President praises nearly 1,800 volunteers at B.C. Games

Ashley Wadhwani sits down with the Kamloops 2018 B.C. Winter Games President Niki Remesz

Bobsleigh team misses Olympic medal finish

Canadian team finishes four-man event 0.84 seconds behind first place, 0.31 seconds from podium

B.C. Games: Athletes talk Team Canada at PyeongChang 2018

From Andi Naudie to Evan McEachran there’s an Olympian for every athlete to look up to

Snowboarders sliding into fresh territory at B.C. Games

Athletes hit the slopes for first appearance as an event at the B.C. Winter Games in Kamloops

Cariboo woman raises funds for Seizure Investigation Unit beds at VGH

VGH Foundation gets VCH approval to begin fundraising for SIU beds; local efforts are paying off

Looking back at the 1979 B.C. Games: Good memories, even better jackets

39 years later, Kamloops is hosting the Winter Games again, with some volunteers returning

OLYMPICS 101: Oldest and youngest Canadians to reach the podium

This year, Canada sent its most athletes in Winter Games history, here’s a look at record breakers

BCHL Today: Cowichan Caps play spoiler and Nanaimo wins 10th straight game

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

Federal budget to unveil incentive for 5-week second parent leave: official

Goal behind the measure is to give parents more incentive to share child-rearing responsibilities

Most Read