Tag Archives: the duel

“A big thank you to our loyal readers!” ~ 24 Hours Vancouver

I was very impressed to hear the news this evening, that our little paper, 24 Hours Vancouver, is now the second most read print publication, Monday to Friday, in all of western Canada!  ( The Province is #1, 24Hrs #2, and … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Should the government provide more funding for the CBC?

****My apologies for posting this so late: generally I post my columns first thing in the am to give readers ample time to comment and vote, but unfortunately had an early meeting schedule that prevented me from doing so! The … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: B.C. premier should get rid of referendum and work out a proper transit deal

Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on marijuana laws was Laila with 61%. This week’s topic: Should the premier cancel the transit referendum and leave planning and … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs: Taxpayers deserve better value for costly Translink Faregate system

This week, Brent and I take on the latest Faregate Folly…. the Compass Card fare evasion loophole. This week’s topic: Does the latest Compass Card loophole undermine the value of the new system? Taxpayers were treated to yet another in … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Needs to Strengthen local Food Supply

Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on the proposed ‘urban resort’ in Vancouver was Brent with 71%. This week’s topic: Is it time to review and change … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24HRS Vancouver: Boosting rail safety a better option than adding pipelines.

THE DUEL Sunday, July 14, 2013 Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on Canada’s secret surveillance program was Laila Yuile with 55%. This week’s question: In light … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Time to cut the cord with bloated Senate.

The winner of last week’s duel on the education system was Laila Yuile with 65%. This week’s topic: Should the Senate be elected or abolished? Brent has done an excellent job this week of deflecting attention away from the deeper … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: “No free pass for Dix,even if Liberals need turfing.”

In this weeks column, Kathryn and I tackle the question : Does B.C. need a change in leadership? This column, was the catalyst for yesterday’s post here, because the closer I was to reaching my column word length, the more I … Continue reading

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This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Cutting services to most vulnerable a typical Liberal tactic

Winner of the last duel on the value of the Canadian Senate was Laila Yuile with 64%. This week’s topic: Is the recent B.C. budget really a Liberal budget — or an NDP-style one? Premier Christy Clark — who still … Continue reading

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Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!

With this stunning and somewhat rare West Coast Sunshine, we should all be outside enjoying the weather before it returns to nasty rain again!  However, I know a lot of people down with flu and colds now, and so I’ve compiled a few … Continue reading

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