February 22, 2018

WSJ: FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will say tomorrow that he’s stepping down

Merely a day after FCC commissioner Robert McDowell announced his resignation, it appears that chairman Julius Genachowski is going to do likewise. Citing an unnamed FCC official and industry official, The Wall Street Journal reports Genachowski is expected to leave -- presumably as his term ends on June 30th. Granted, the departure isn't a shock … [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...]

ICBC union stepping up job action

The union representing ICBC workers is stepping up its job action in its labour dispute with the government.Local 378 vice-president Jeff Gillies says workers will no longer take part in internal training and performance manangement programs.Specifically - training on the government's transferring the issuing and administering of care cards from … [Read more...]

Whitecaps CEO Paul Barber stepping down in February

VANCOUVER - Paul Barber is stepping down as chief executive officer of the Vancouver Whitecaps. No explanation was given in the MLS club's news release, which said Barber's resignation is effective Feb. 29. “I am delighted and honoured to have served one of North America's oldest and most famous soccer clubs and to have played a part in … [Read more...]

Buono stepping down as BC Lions coach

Wally Buono has stepped down as head coach of the BC Lions. He'll continue to serve as the Lions general manager, and also picks up a new title: Vice President of football operations. Buono joined the Lions in 2003 and guided the club to Grey Cup victories in 2006 and 2011. He won a total of five Grey cups as a head coach, and seven overall, … [Read more...]