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Job Posting: Canadian School Boards Association – Executive Director

The Canadian School Boards Association is currently seeking an executive director.

The Canadian School Boards Association (CSBA) consists of members from provincial school boards associations that represent just over 300 school boards, serving close to four million elementary and secondary school students across Canada. The CSBA advocates educational success for each and every student and promotes the value of locally elected school boards. We maximize our advocacy efforts on issues of shared importance through collaboration and information sharing among all educational partners across the country.

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Media Release: BCSTA Pleased After Government’s EHT Announcement

[Vancouver B.C. – July 4, 2018] On Wednesday, July 4, the Ministry of Finance released an announcement regarding implementation of the new Employer Health Tax (EHT), as part of the next steps toward the elimination of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums and transition to the EHT. 

The announcement stated: “The transition to the EHT includes funding that ensures public services will not be impacted and that the cost pressure of the EHT has been fully funded in the government’s Budget 2018 fiscal planfor sectors including school districts.”

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Advocacy: President Swan to Minister Trevena Re: Request to Consider Free Ferry Travel for Students when Traveling for Events

[Sent June 25, 2018] “There has been some changes made by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to rearrange the fee schedule on select routes to subsidize student travel. However, the fee schedule is still not equitable to all school districts in that the BC resident assistance program does not waive transportation fees on certain routes…”

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