Opinion

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

COLUMN: Catching CERB fraud in the act a lesson in staying secure

With new scams and internet fraud constantly a threat, it’s important to stay on top of accounts

EDITORIAL: Crowd-borne claustrophobia and beachgoers galore

Observer editor Adam Louis says frustration is healthy, but only to a point

REAL ESTATE: Recreating the “Guest Experience”

The hospitality and recreation industry should embrace changes, Freddy Marks says

LETTER: Investing in parks means investing in community wellbeing

Karen MacSwain of Hope says invest more in B.C. parks

EDITORIAL: The do’s and don’ts of riding high during COVID-19

Observer editor Adam Louis reminds readers not to get complacent

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LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

Reporter’s View: Licence plate hate, on the rise

The other day I was subjected to a phenomenon that has gained…

LETTER: Thank you, OK Tire Agassiz!

Roger Bjaanes of Harrison Hot Springs applauds some great customer service

LETTER: An unforgettable birthday

Grace Storteboom of Agassiz thanks everyone for an amazing birthday

LETTER: Ticketed and Ticked

Wayne Northey of Agassiz is hopping mad about his parking ticket

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

REAL ESTATE: Your House Has Become More Than Just Home Base

Real Estate columnist Freddy Marks notes rural property demand is growing

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

LETTER: I see you, through the best and worst of times

Dear Editor: The last few months have been the best of times,…

LETTER: Congratulations, class of 2020!

Robin McCullough says kudos to the community for such a nice event

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

LETTER: The curious case of the missing birds

Anne White questions why there aren’t as many geese around.

COLUMN: Fraser Valley lawyers warn ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Letter signed by 20 defence lawyers to provincial government says COVID-19 court delays need to end