BCTF issues rotating strike schedule for next week

Union lists districts to be picketed from Tuesday June 10 to Friday June 13

The B.C. Teachers Federation has issued its new schedule for rotating strikes next week.

No walkouts are planned for Monday. BCTF members are also voting Monday and Tuesday on authorizing the union to move to a full-scale walkout.

Strike days by school district:

Tuesday, June 10

61—Greater Victoria

Wednesday, June 11

06—Rocky Mountain

10—Arrow Lakes

22—Vernon

38—Richmond

39—Vancouver

40—New Westminster

41—Burnaby

44—North Vancouver

45—West Vancouver

46—Sunshine Coast

48—Sea to Sky

50—Haida Gwaii

52—Prince Rupert

54—Bulkley Valley

58—Nicola Similkameen

62—Sooke

64—Gulf Islands

67—Okanagan Skaha

68—Nanaimo

78—Fraser-Cascade

79—Cowichan Valley

92—Nisga’a

Thursday, June 12

05—Southeast Kootenay

20—Kootenay Columbia

23—Central Okanagan

27—Cariboo-Chilcotin

28—Quesnel 37—Delta

42—Maple Ridge

59—Peace River South

69—Qualicum

70—Alberni

72—Campbell River

74—Gold Trail

75—Mission

82—Coast Mountains

83—North Okanagan-Shuswap

84—Vancouver Island West

87—Stikine

91—Nechako Lakes

Friday, June 13

08—Kootenay Lake

19—Revelstoke

33—Chilliwack

34—Abbotsford

35—Langley

36—Surrey

43—Coquitlam

47—Powell River

49—Central Coast

51—Boundary

53—South Okanagan Similkameen

57—Prince George

60—Peace River North

63—Saanich

71—Comox

73—Kamloops Thompson

81—Fort Nelson

85—Vancouver Island North

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