$40-a-day BC Government Strike Pay to Parents


Hello All, Please follow this link to the FAQ section of the government’s website for accessing the $40-a-day strike pay out to parents of school age children 12 years old and under. http://bcparentinfo.ca/parent-support-resources/ We’ve gone through the registration process ourselves to better understand what parents are facing, and the online forms are rather straightforward. Just be aware that the site does expire quite quickly, and they have been experiencing some delays due to volume. A final note on receipting- as it outlines in the FAQ’s in the above link, receipts will not be necessary for claiming the pay out. Because…

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Strike Plan


As we are all aware the most likely situation for Tuesday and probably the rest of the week is that schools will not reopen. Due to staffing and other operational issues we are unable to operate strike care at all sites. We will operate strike care at the Bayview and Southlands locations only. Please note: Our operational times have also been adjusted as follows: Bayview: 7:30am – 5:30pm please use the 6th Avenue courtyard entrance Southlands: 8:00am – 5:30pm entry details will be posted on the front playground doors General Gordon students from the Queen Elizabeth Main School site will…

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Further Strike Care Update


Hello All, I know a number of you are getting anxious with the strike continuing on this close to September. Believe me- we understand! We’re doing our best to provide timely progress reports, but unfortunately, all too often, your information is as good as ours. Right now, we’re waiting on the VSB (or VBE) to approve our strike plan requests. The Principals (who returned this week) are being asked to forward these operational requests to their superiors. Now we’re stuck back waiting…. Further news will be posted here as it develops. Cross your fingers (and toes).


STRIKE CARE NOTICE


BCTF has given notice of increased job action beginning on Monday May 26th. There will be no school instruction on this day. We have been given assurance from BCTF that child care programs will be able to access school premises without having to cross a picket line. JKC will be operating from 7:30am – 6:00pm at our Bayview and General Gordon locations. Due to staffing limitations we are unable to operate at Southlands. Southlands families will be able to attend at Bayview. Please note the following points: Care will only be available for currently registered families on their regularly registered…

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STRIKE CARE NOTICE!


BCTF has given notice of increased job action beginning on Monday March 5th. At this point we are assuming that there will be no school instruction on March 5th, 6th or 7th.  Child care programs will be able to access school premises and JKC will therefore be operating from 7:30am – 6:00pm at all locations on those days. Please note the following points: Care will only be available for currently registered families on their regularly registered days. We will not be able to accommodate drop-in registrations or registration changes. A charge of $10.00 per day will be applied to cover…

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