Kathryn Marshall is a lawyer, political commentator and columnist in Vancouver. Her column “The Duel” appears weekly in 24 Hours Vancouver where she debates the issues of the day.
Kathryn’s columns and op-eds on law, politics, public policy and current affairs have appeared in newspapers across Canada, including the Vancouver Sun, Toronto Star and Canadian Lawyer. She blogs for Reuters Trustlaw and the Huffington Post Canada, and frequently appears as a guest on talk radio and television programs, including Sun News Network and CTV’s Political Express panel.
She has served as chief spokesperson for EthicalOil.org, during which she spearheaded nation-wide campaigns that engaged thousands of Canadians coast-to-coast and received extensive coverage in the media, including Maclean’s Magazine, The Economist and Global National news.
Kathryn has worked as a strategist on political campaigns across the country at all levels of government and has worked for two senior Federal Cabinet Ministers. She has also worked for the Fraser Institute–an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization.
Kathryn volunteers her time with several community organizations, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation of British Columbia and Yukon as a member of the Young Professionals Advisory Council.
Originally from London Ontario, Kathryn holds an Honours B.A. in Women’s Studies and Political Science from Western University (class of ’08) and a J.D. from the University of Calgary (class of ’12), where she served as an Editor for the University of Calgary Faculty of Law student newspaper.
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