Human Resources & Education

Covering training, career development, higher education and all human resources issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

BIV Women in Business Podcast Series

Beginning Monday, September 28, BIV will present a week-long series of podcasts covering women in business in British Columbia. The Pay Up For Progress initiative launched this week, drawing support...

Women in Business: How women of colour can own their success

Women in leadership roles are shaping a new era for diversity and inclusion

Lessons of maximum business acceleration

Leaders of B.C.’s fastest-growing companies share how they’ve kept pace with rapid expansion

Student safety concerns prompt teachers’ labour board application

Pandemic safety measures called “inconsistent and inadequate”

Feds announce official launch of SFU's Pivot 2020 project for youth employment

Federal officials announced this morning in Burnaby that Pivot 2020 – a youth employment program to be managed by Simon Fraser University – has officially launched. Federal minister of employment...

B.C. education minister diverts federal COVID-19 money to school districts

B.C. teachers’ union emphasizes need to mandate remote learning options and ensure physical distancing

BCTF says federal funding should be spent on physical distancing, smaller class sizes

The $242 million in federal funding earmarked for B.C.’s return to in-class instruction should be used to decrease class sizes and promote physical distancing, according to the B.C. Teachers...

MP: Federal funding of $242m for B.C. school restart plan 'flexible' in use

The federal government’s contribution of $242 million to the B.C. education system is a “flexible” fund to help schools in their restart plans, according to the MP who made the announcement on...

Mapping out education’s challenging road ahead

Experts discuss the future of education prior to B.C.’s return to classrooms in September