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Frustrated teachers assemble outside Premier's West Kelowna office

Image Credit: GLOBAL OKANAGAN/with permission
June 16, 2014 - 2:22 PM

WEST KELOWNA - The rain wouldn't stop members of the teachers union gathering outside Premier Christy Clark's West Kelowna office this morning after an announcement a deal couldn't be reached with the province over the weekend.

About 1,000 teachers showed up for a study session at the Kelowna Community Theatre Monday morning to find out negotiations with the province were unsuccessful and the province's bargaining group didn't attend a session until 5 p.m. Sunday, according to Global Okanagan.

Teachers will offically launch a full-scale strike Tuesday.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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