Labour briefsB.C. firefighters’ contract complicated by pattern bargaining / Alberta moves to ban political donations from unions, corporations06/29/2015|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 06/29/2015 B.C. firefighters’ contract complicated by pattern bargainingBURNABY, B.C. — Firefighters in Burnaby, B.C., have been without a contract since Jan. 1, 2012. Mediation began in February of this year but the parties are reportedly no closer to coming to an agreement. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.