Saturday, April 13, 2013

Political Writing Workshop - 24 Hours Vancouver newspaper columnists Tieleman, Fontaine and Yuile dish the dirt Saturday at New Westminster's LitFest at Douglas College

Political Writing Workshop - 24 Hours Vancouver newspaper columnists Bill Tieleman, Daniel Fontaine and Laila Yuile talk politics and prose  

I hope you can join my colleagues and I today - Saturday April 13 - 3:15 p.m. at New Westminster's LitFest at Douglas College for our Political Writing workshop - details below:

You take an interest in politics and you have an opinion on how well, or otherwise, our politicians are doing their job. So why not write about it? This exciting LitFest workshop is just the ticket for you!
The workshop is guided by three experienced 24 Hour columnists:  

1 Bill Tieleman

Bill Tieleman is president of West Star Communications, a strategy and communications consulting firm he began in 1998. Bill has previously been Communications Director in the B.C. Premier’s Office and at the BC Federation of Labour.
Bill Tieleman writes a column on politics every Tuesday in 24 Hours newspaper and also in The Tyee online magazine and his popular blog – .

2 Daniel Fontaine

Daniel Fontaine works as the Chief Executive Officer for the BC Care Providers Association in Vancouver. Over the course of his career he has worked in the private and not-for-profit sectors as well as government.
Fontaine is the weekly civic affairs columnist for 24 Hours Newspaper. He appeared weekly on the civic affairs panel for the top-rated Bill Good Show on CKNW radio. He also served as back-up host for the Simi Sara Show. In 2008 he co-founded, one of Canada’s most popular civic affairs blogs.

3 Laila Yuile

Laila Yuile is a columnist, political blogger and commentator. Laila’s work is regularly published in the Huffington Post BC and other community papers around BC and she writes a weekly column for 24 Hrs Vancouver.
In addition to providing political commentary for various media outlets in BC, Laila has broken many provocative stories on her, that have also been covered by national and provincial media. She keeps a close watch on the activities of the B.C government, as well as China’s increasing interests in Canadian resources and technology.
Political Writing WorkshopSaturday April 13, 3:15pm to 4:15pm,
Lecture Hall B (Rm-2203), Douglas College
Entrance Free


North Van's Grumps said...

so..... one hour ...... is there free parking.... what if the space is too small for the amount that might ... might turn out... what kind of numbers are you willing to educate?

Why don't you provide a sign up sheet right here?

North Van's Grumps said...

No need to post this comment Bill, or the previous one.

80 is the number of seats

20 Minutes per speaker

Amelia Douglas Gallery - 40
Ballet Studio (55'X33')
Band room
Choral Room - 100
Combatants' room - 100
Concourse - 100 +
Ensemble room - 20
Gym Bleachers - 200
Lecture theatres:
Room 2203 - 80
Room 1606 - 135
Room 1614 - 135
Room 2201 - 140
Performing Arts Theatre - 350
Backstage/Make-up Room
Studio Theatre - 80

Anonymous said...

RCMP underperforming