Teachers won’t picket B.C. Summer Games sites

NANAIMO – Local teachers' union promised not to picket any schools serving as venues for the B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo.

While B.C. teachers are still on strike, the union local has promised not to picket any schools that will serve as venues for the upcoming B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo.

In an open letter, Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association president Mike Ball said Nanaimo teachers support the Games, noting that a significant number of teachers will be volunteering and participating.

The opening ceremony takes place on July 17 at 7 p.m. and the closing ceremony, July 20 at 1:30 p.m.

For more information on the Games, please go to www.bcgames.org.

Nanaimo News Bulletin