It looks like the end of the line for negotiations between the BCTF and BC Government, so the time has come for high profile mediator Vince Ready to step in, and help both sides come to terms on a teachers contract–that from Steve Stanley, who speaks for valley teachers.

Meanwhile BC Education Minister Peter Fassbender says both sides are not even close to inking a deal, but no commitment yet from the province on the BCTF plea for mediation.