UBC strikers defy back-to-work order

News From Canada that says Striking teaching assistants, librarians and clerical workers at the University of British Columbia ignored back-to-work legislation Thursday, picketing all but one entrance to the campus.

Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees were ordered back to work when the B.C. Liberal government rushed through a law Wednesday that imposed a 20-day cooling-off period on their labour dispute with the university.