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 realized there was so much more to be said.  I have a confession. Even though …

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: “Spending money on day care better than on ads”

Columnists Laila Yuile and Kathryn Marshall battle over the issues of the day. Winner of the last duel on the provincial deficit was Kathryn Marshall with 55%. This week’s topic: Should B.C. bring in $10-per-day child care? While Kathryn makes a good point about the issues Quebec’s day-care program is dealing with, B.C. advocates have learned …

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Shortsighted approach will hurt Yahoo… and all of society.

Columnists Laila Yuile and Kathryn Marshall battle over the issues of the day. Winner of the last duel on sex education was Laila Yuile with 53%. This week’s topic: Is banning work from home the right move? Marissa Mayer’s decision to ban all employees from working at home is not only shortsighted, it’s potentially damaging to Yahoo in …

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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 hasn’t been elected to that title by voters — may have taken a couple of …

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: The sooner we abolish the Senate, the better.

Who wins this week? Columnists Laila Yuile and Kathryn Marshall battle over the issues of the day. This week’s topic: Is modern politics served by the Canadian Senate? The news last week that Senator Pamela Wallin had joined the ranks of three other senators facing expense audits is a not-so-subtle reminder of why the Canadian …

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This weeks column from 24Hrs Vancouver : Female political content needed to help candidates

Who wins this week? Columnists Laila Yuile and Kathryn Marshall battle over the issues of the day. This week’s topic: Are gender quotas in politics outdated? Kathryn and I come from opposite ends of the political spectrum, but on rare occasion worlds collide and we actually agree on something. While it might surprise you, I …

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This weeks column from 24Hrs Vancouver: Focus on labour peace ignores underfunding

Who wins this week? Columnists Laila Yuile and Kathryn Marshall battle over the issues of the day. This week’s topic: Does Christy Clark’s 10-year education plan address the real issues in education? Politicians who use children in photo-ops always come across as incredibly insincere. And seeing Premier Christy Clark this week in a classroom full …

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This weeks column from 24Hrs Vancouver: Efforts to discredit Idle No More show its worth

Who wins this week? Columnists Laila Yuile and Kathryn Marshall battle over the issues of the day. Vote for the winner below the column at the link below. This week’s topic: Has Idle No More been effective as a movement? Let me start by saying that while I agree with one or two points in …

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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 items of interest I found that I think you might want to check out! 1) …

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Idle No More empowers First Nations to demand change

Laila Yuile's  24 hours column, Monday January 7th, 2012 This week’s topic: Does Idle No More address the real problems? "I’d like to start this week by thanking Kathryn for her warm welcome and agreeing with her immediately. She’s definitely right about hair colour being our only similarity, and I offer the comparison of oil (ethical, …

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