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Teachers and province miss end of June deadline

BC teachers and the province failed to reach an agreement before the end of June despite both sides saying they wanted to negotiate a new contract by a June 30th deadline.

The passed deadline means the teachers miss out on a $1,200 signing bonus.

School District 54 Superintendent Chris van der Mark says he hopes the teachers and the province continue talks throughout the summer.

“Now I guess the hope is that talks and bargaining can continue and they will work towards a resolution in a timely fashion.”

He says the start of the new school year is now two months away so hopefully a contract deal can be met by then.

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