February 21, 2018

Education minister downplays carbon offset concerns in Vancouver

The Minister of Education is panning a Vancouver school district complaint over a funding disparity when it comes to carbon offsets. Don McRae says Vancouver needs to look at the big picture when it comes to money to help  schools become carbon neutral. "Well last year they recieved $ 860,000 in investment and put in less than half of that so … [Read more...]

VSB claims Gov’t shorted carbon offset compensation

The Vancouver School District says the money doled out by the Ministry of Education to compensate for carbon offsets has come up a little short. Trustee Allan Wong says they have received 100-thousand dollars from the Carbon Neutral Capitol Program, "We had a number of submissions. Proposals the 100-thousand dollars, based on their website, is for … [Read more...]