Shawn L. Bird

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Why are teachers so upset? March 6, 2012

Filed under: Commentary — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:33 pm
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Teachers are upset because we were under the impression that Canada was a democracy, and we are very confused about why more people aren’t very, very concerned about a legislature that doesn’t understand that it is not above the law.  Laws are made to protect citizens.  International law exists to protect people in countries with poor legal systems.  Time and time again the BC government’s actions have been ruled illegal, both here, and in international courts, and they continue to violate the rights of citizens to fair labour practice.

Here is an article by Joe Bakon, a university law professor, explaining why every citizen needs to be very concerned about what’s happening in BC.



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