February 25, 2018

BCTF chooses new President

The BC Teachers' Federation has a new leader set to take the helm when current President Susan Lambert steps down at the end of the school year. Current first Vice President Jim Iker has been acclaimed in the position. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

BC Teachers’ Federation president is stepping down.

After 40 years in the classroom and three as the BC Teachers' Federation president, Susan Lambert says she'll bow out at the end of the school year. "Three years is the longest that a president can stay in office. So this is the end of my three years and I'll be stepping down come the end of June." She says she has no plans so far after … [Read more...]

President of Treasury Board staying mum on upcoming Federal Budget

The President of the Treasury Board isn't giving any hints on what could be included for British Columbians in the upcoming 2013 Federal Budget, expected to come down in March. Tony Clement heard what's important to locals from the North Vancouver Board of Trade at a roundtable held Friday.  He says part of that discussion included talk about … [Read more...]

Hearst president David Carey: Apple taught people ‘how to buy digital content’

David Carey, president of Hearst Magazines, sat down with AllThingsD's Peter Kafka to kick off Day 2 of D:Dive Into Media here in Dana Point, California, with the interview centering on Carey's take on how digital magazines are working out in a world that seems less and less intrigued by physical books. Carey confirmed that 40 percent of its total … [Read more...]

North Shore Wetland Partners president wants to save eagles nest

The president of North Shore Wetland Partners is trying to save an eagles nest he says hasn't been abandoned. Paul Berlinguette says Port Metro Vancouver tried to chop down the tree holding the nest this week, claiming it was abandoned, and will try again soon to make way for the low level road project. "We have pictures of the two of them in there … [Read more...]

An interview with PayPal president David Marcus: as offline / retail prominence grows, a renewed focus on customer service

One doesn't have to look far to find my true feelings on just about any company. PayPal, in particular, has been on the wrong end of many examples of customer service gone horribly wrong. After lambasting the payments outfit once more following a gaffe I discovered while interviewing Infinitec co-founder Ahmad Zahran, I did something I rarely do: I … [Read more...]

Former president of federal Liberals’ BC branch wants to lead the party

He doesn't have the name recognition of some of the other candidates. But he says he can make a contribution, just the same. Victoria's David Merner is seeking the leadership of the federal Liberal Party. He's not a big name, like Justin Trudeau, but he says his perspective has some value. "......and so my job as a British Columbian candidate is to … [Read more...]

How to Dine Like a President

Presidents know how to do a lot of things—passing policies, giving speeches, eating well in DC. Follow their lead (on the food front anyway) at these choice DC eateries. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Listen: President Obama Reelected Audio Montage + Watch Speeches

CKNW has complied an audio montage from last nights US Presidential Election. Listen below and read more about the results HERE. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

UBC president tops lists of highest paid public-sector execs

Perhaps the numbers will drop now that the B.C. government plans to freeze financial compensation for Crown corporations. But several high-level public-sector executives earned more than $ 450,000 last year. Once again, the highest paid was University of BC president Stephen Toope, who earned $ 581,000 in 2011. But if you factor in severance, the … [Read more...]