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EDITORIAL: Whose side are you on?

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

Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness, who began the campaign as a BC Liberal but left the party on Oct. 15. (Submitted)

OPINION: Every vote counts with election uncertainty in Chilliwack and Chilliwack-Kent

For the first time in a long time there could be very close races in both local ridings

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LETTER: No adequate response to mining issue

The Friends of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs pen an open letter

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)
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LETTER: Thank you, clean-up crew!

Murray Brown of Agassiz is impressed with recent clean-up efforts

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LETTER: Throness supporter defends advertising in conservative Christian magazine

‘LGBTQ leaders champion free speech but only if the speech involved agrees with their own’

  • Oct 10, 2020
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EDITORIAL: Shelter of hope and gratitude

Observer editor Adam Louis takes stock of the blessings 2020 brought

LETTER: Please take care of the library kiosks

Elinor Bell asks residents to care for the little libraries

LETTER: Canada’s health system leaves cystic fibrosis patients behind

Adam Mellesse of Chilliwack calls out health care system

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020

LETTER: National pharmacare promises are more empty words

Frank Sterle, Jr. of White Rock rips feds, media for lack of medication accountability

REAL ESTATE: Supply, Demand and Debt – You Can’t Print Gold!

Real estate columnist Freddy Marks stresses importance of land investment in the pandemic

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

ZYTARUK: Fleecing students at U. of Fees

Students are forced to pay a scandalous heap of mandatory fees on top of their tuition

  • Sep 28, 2020

Out on a Limb: What I learned from living through a pandemic

Awesome, I thought, when the pandemic hit, I’ll learn some new skills.

LETTERS: A cordial traffic stop in Agassiz

Mary Weiss of Summerland recounts her experience with local police

OPINION: Beautiful B.C. – Isn’t it great? Shhh… Don’t tell anyone!

Huge numbers flocked to popular Chilliwack River Valley on Labour Day weekend

COLUMN: We don’t need an election. But it’s 2020, so we’ll probably get one anyways.

There are only selfish reasons for the NDP to trigger an election this fall