Opinion

LETTER: The importance of local grocers

C. and B. Lang Randall reply to an ALR-related letter

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

LETTER: Stand strong against Teacup development

Rose Tustian of Agassiz seeks to rally residents against developing Teacup properties

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B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

REAL ESTATE: Face to face is now FaceTime, as tech savvy market adapted to forge forward

Real Estate columnist Freddy Marks ponders the social-distancing aspect of future real estate

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

LETTER: Social Work Week

Social Work Week sheds light on the dedicated social workers across province

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

LETTER: Who gets MAiD and who doesn’t?

Mike Schouten of Chilliwack weighs in on the difficult topic of euthanasia

LETTER: Yes, but where are the jobs?

Martin Sparkes of the District of Kent advocates against the Teacup properties removal

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

LETTER: Clarifying the ALC Block Exclusion Application

Former District of Kent Mayor Lorne Fisher changed his stance on the Teacup properties

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Mar 1, 2020

COLUMN: Alert, not anxious about COVID-19

Observer editor Adam Louis shares his thoughts about the ongoing medical issue

EDITORIAL: Fraser Health needs to be transparent to fight coronavirus panic

Fraser Health and other authorities are not helping by being vague in recent communications

  • Feb 26, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

GUEST COLUMN: Farmland is for growing food

Guest columnist Detmar Schwichtenberg advocates for keeping Teacup properties as farmland

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad