BC Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training (AVST)
Leads and directs post-secondary education system in BC. See Institution Resources & Administration for links to budget and mandate letters and more.
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
A national organization representing publicly supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics in Canada and internationally. Formerly the Association of Canadian Community Colleges. Langara College is a member.
Labour Relations Board BC (LRB)
The LRB is an independent, administrative tribunal with the mandate to mediate and adjudicate employment and labour relations matters related to unionized workplaces.
Public Section Employers' Association (PSEC) and Post Secondary Employers' Association (PSEA)
PSEC is overseen by the Minister of Finance and was established by the BC government to oversee labour relations, compensation, and human resource management across the public sector, including public sector bargaining.
PSEA is the employer bargaining agent for all public colleges, special-purpose teaching universities, and institutes in BC. It is one of 6 employers' associations that report to PSEC.
Non-profit university association, formerly known as the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.