Opinion

LETTER: Agassiz-Harrison Community Services says thank you to volunteers

Agassiz-Harrison Community Services Society (AHCS) is very pleased to be hosting a…

  • Apr 6, 2019

LETTERS: Nurses union president calls Chilliwack ER wait times ‘unacceptable’

Says health authorities must actively address safe staffing levels for nurses

  • Apr 4, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

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

  • Apr 3, 2019
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LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019

COLUMN: Changes in the ER wait room may be causing more grief than good

Staff “grimaced, muttered, rolled their eyes and faked smiles as they negotiated the choke point”

EDITORIAL: Time for a performance review

Editor Grace Kennedy marks three months at the paper by asking for your feedback

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

LETTER: Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon name change not because of shame

MP Jati Sidhu says the proposed name change for his riding is to make it more representative

  • Mar 30, 2019

REAL ESTATE: Negotiation and the art of the deal

Columnist Freddy Marks shares his tips for closing the deal on a home sale

  • Mar 30, 2019

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

EDITORIAL: No think-tank report cards for the Observer

Fraser Institute’s annual school ranking isn’t a good measure of success, editor Grace Kennedy writes

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

LETTER: Why is Jati Sidhu ashamed of his riding?

Lytton’s Christopher di Armani shares his dismay at the potential name change of the MP’s riding

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

Letter: Chilliwack grad says modesty doesn’t protect girls from assault

Sardis alumni was ‘catcalled, harassed, and groped by my male classmates’ despite modest clothing

  • Mar 18, 2019

LETTER: There’s a man with a gun over there

Agassiz resident Harvey Andrews shares his thoughts on the latest shooting in Chilliwack

  • Mar 17, 2019

LETTER: Kudos to Kent

Agassiz resident Claude Bouchard shares his appreciation for Kent staff following the winter winds

  • Mar 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission