Editorials

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EDITORIAL: Hello again, dear readers

Glad to be back, says editor Adam Louis

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Final goodbye: Grace Kennedy leaves the editor desk

Editor Grace Kennedy shares why free community papers are so important as she leaves the Observer

A senior citizen receives a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in a hockey arena in Montreal, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. More than half of the residents of First Nations communities in British Columbia have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, but most Indigenous people who live outside of these areas are still waiting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

EDITORIAL: Remember what we learned in kindergarten

When it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine, we need to remember what we learned as kids

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EDITORIAL: Graduation is too important to let students fail

We need to do more to ensure every student graduates high school, editor Grace Kennedy writes

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EDITORIAL: Pink Shirt Day for more than just our youths

Adults can be bullied too, editor Grace Kennedy writes

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EDITORIAL: Black History Month shows it’s time to be better than our past

Editor Grace Kennedy shares local links to Black racism, and why we have to remember that history

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EDITORIAL: One year later, there’s still a long way to go

Editor Grace Kennedy takes a look back at the year since COVID-19 came

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EDITORIAL: With COVID-19, knowledge is power

Editor Grace Kennedy explains why the Observer is reporting on local case numbers, despite the flaws

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EDITORIAL: Kindness is key for 2021

Returning editor Grace Kennedy urges the community to be kind this year

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EDITORIAL: There’s Hope for me yet

Adam Louis hands the reins back to Grace Kennedy, moving on

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EDITORIAL: 2021 101: A guide to the New Year

May we live in less interesting times, editor Adam Louis writes

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EDITORIAL: The customs we keep

Observer editor Adam Louis reflects on holiday traditions, past and present

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EDITORIAL: Christmas Column Part 1: The nice list

Editor Adam Louis offers insight into his favourite charities

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You – Yes, you – go to your room

2020 is in its final throes. Don’t check the calendar just yet,…

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Freddy Marks together with his daughter Linda Marks, runs Agassiz’s 3A Group Sutton Showcase Realty. He has been a Realtor in Canada and Germany for more than 30 years, and currently lives in Harrison Hot Springs. (Contributed Photo/Freddy Marks)

REAL ESTATE: Is there still a middle class in our electric future?

Columnist Freddy Marks ponders the role of renewable energy in real estate

Freddy Marks together with his daughter Linda Marks, runs Agassiz’s 3A Group Sutton Showcase Realty. He has been a Realtor in Canada and Germany for more than 30 years, and currently lives in Harrison Hot Springs. (Contributed Photo/Freddy Marks)
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EDITORIAL: Tales from the Crypt(id) Keeper

Editor Adam Louis goes on a mini-safari through B.C.’s cryptids

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EDITORIAL: Whose side are you on?

Editor Adam Louis says there’s no change without making your voice known

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Single use checkout bags are one of the plastic items on the list that will be banned in Canada starting in 2021. (Citizen file)

Editorial: Federal plastic ban a good start — but just a start

Canadians toss out 3 million tonnes of plastic waste every year.

  • Oct 18, 2020
Single use checkout bags are one of the plastic items on the list that will be banned in Canada starting in 2021. (Citizen file)

EDITORIAL: Shelter of hope and gratitude

Observer editor Adam Louis takes stock of the blessings 2020 brought

Now that “Finger Lickin’ Good” is on hold, maybe there are better slogans out there. (Black Press File Photo)

EDITORIAL: Won’t somebody think of the chickens?

Observer editor Adam Louis brainstorms new advertising slogans

Now that “Finger Lickin’ Good” is on hold, maybe there are better slogans out there. (Black Press File Photo)