Mon. May 1

Every year I post this and every year I still giggle at it.

All classes: Worksheets 6.2, 5.3 and 5.4 are due for homework.

For 6.2, choose 2 of your own provincial parties to research along with the BC Green Party, the BC Liberals, and the BC NDP.  Start here.

For 5.4, choose 1 party of your own along with the “Big 3” parties.  For the 4 issues, choose what is most important to you or your family from the list of issues in 5.3.

Thurs. April 27

1B – SS9: New Immigrant projects are due Monday!  E-mail me if you have any questions and DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MOMENT to work on this!  This is a BIG project!

1A – SS8: Worksheets 6.2, 5.3 and 5.4 are due for homework.

For 6.2, choose 2 of your own provincial parties to research along with the BC Green Party, the BC Liberals, and the BC NDP.  Start here.

For 5.4, choose 1 party of your own along with the “Big 3” parties.  For the 4 issues, choose what is most important to you or your family from the following list: education, immigration, public finances, housing, taxation, transportation, oil and gas, indigenous issues, healthcare, childcare, environment.

Wed. April 26

All classes: please finish worksheets 6.2, 5.3 and 5.4 for Friday.  All can be completed in note form.  Reminder: use my website (2017 BC Election) section to start as a “homebase” for you.

For 5.4, choose 1 party of your own along with the “Big 3” parties.  For the 4 issues, choose what is most important to you or your family from the following list: education, immigration, public finances, housing, taxation, transportation, oil and gas, indigenous issues, healthcare, childcare, environment.

Also, a reminder that tonight (Wednesday), the ONLY televised leaders debate will take place from 6:30-8:00PM on all major BC TV stations (Global, CityTV, CTV Vancouver, CBC Vancouver) and on the radio at 980AM.

Tues. April 25

1B – SS9: New Immigrant Projects are due next Monday, May 1!  Election Scrapbooks are due Monday, May 15!

1A – SS8:

For those of you wanting to visit your local candidate’s campaign offices to ask questions or to collect artifacts for your scrapbooks, check out this link for locations.  David Thompson is located right on the border of 2 electoral districts: Vancouver-Kensington and Vancouver-Fraserview.  You can (should) go to the offices of the candidates who live in your district (depending on where you live).  Here’s a link to a map of the area around DT.

Mon. April 24

All classes: meet in the computer lab (Room 223) on Wednesday.

For those interested in visiting campaign offices of the main Vancouver-Hastings candidates Shane Simpson (BCNDP)Jane Spitz (BC Liberals), and David Wong of the BC Green Partycheck out this link.

For those of you who don’t live in Vancouver-Hastings, you can totally go check out your own district’s campaign offices, since Van Tech is located right on the border of Vancouver-Hastings and Vancouver-Kingsway, with Vancouver-Mt. Pleasant also nearby (just on the other side of Commercial!)  Click here to see locations.


All election scrapbooks are due Tuesday, May 16.

2.4 – Summit SS10: work on your Louis Riel trial research.

2.3 – SS9: projects are due May 2.

2.2 – Summit SS9: projects are due May 2.  Finish the worksheet on Autocracy/Democracy/Consensus for next class.

2.1 – Summit SS8: great job on your presentations.  You’ll get your marks back Friday.