Strike at COTR

College of the Rockies CUPE Local 2773 has advised COTR management of its intention to join a number of BC colleges’ CUPE locals in an all-campus strike starting Tuesday, November 20. Please see attached the CUPE National media release for more information regarding the province-wide labour action.

College of the Rockies expects Faculty will not cross picket lines on Tuesday and Wednesday and classes have been cancelled.

Pickets are expected Tuesday and Wednesday at COTR’s Cranbrook main campus and the Creston, Golden and Fernie campuses.  Management will be available at these campuses to answer questions and deal with student issues from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm weekdays during strike action.

COTR’s Invermere, Kimberley and Gold Creek campuses will be closed during strike action.

For the most recent labour action updates, department hours of operation and Frequently Asked Questions, please go the Job Action Website at or to the Job Action Mobile Web Site at

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

NDP blasts lottery corporation spending
Site C dam construction to start next summer
B.C. to announce Peace River dam decision
Meet the 2014 Citizen of the Year
Playpen donates to help animals
Woman rushed to hospital after train and car collision
Report outlines challenges facing Prince Rupert airport due to capacity of Digby Island Ferry
Prince Rupert School District concerned about appropriateness of work camp near middle school
Polak pitches B.C. climate strategy in Peru

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 15 edition online now. Browse the archives.