Opinion

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon explains the impact of scrapping the HST to reporters in Victoria Wednesday.

Selling HST to the ‘me’ generation

VICTORIA – Even if all you care about is your own wallet,…

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon explains the impact of scrapping the HST to reporters in Victoria Wednesday.

Survey says: Slow down

The tourists are back in town, businesses have re-opened for the summer,…

  • May 27, 2011

Forest floors picked clean

I apologize to Barry Penner if I got the timing wrong and assigned…

  • May 27, 2011

Pesticides not ‘cosmetic’

Re: Grass may get greener, Agassiz Harrison Observer, May 12, 2011Contrary to…

  • May 27, 2011

Penner responds to letter writer

(originally ran May 19/2011)John Allen has demonstrated again his unrivaled ability to…

  • May 27, 2011
Does this trucker get equipment input credits from the HST? Yes. Does he work for a 'big business'? No.

HST debate heats up as vote nears

VICTORIA – My feedback on the harmonized sales tax debate is running…

Does this trucker get equipment input credits from the HST? Yes. Does he work for a 'big business'? No.
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon unveils the $5 million advertising campaign that begins this month.

Stick men, straw men debate HST

VICTORIA – By now you’ve probably seen part of the B.C. government’s…

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon unveils the $5 million advertising campaign that begins this month.

Scrapping parking fees good for parks

Premier Christy Clark is to be commended for scrapping the ridiculous parking…

  • May 12, 2011

Artists send out thanks for support

The Agassiz Monday Painters Art Show for 2011 was a gigantic success.…

  • May 12, 2011
Premier Christy Clark

Populist HST ‘fix’ coming soon

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark’s shifting position on the harmonized sales tax…

Premier Christy Clark

Voters call for change

Numbers are funny little things.They can be used to someone's advantage, or…

  • May 3, 2011
George Abbott discovered the power of telephone town halls during his leadership run. Now the technology is being used to explain the harmonized sales tax.

Town halls: Twitter for normal people

VICTORIA – These days the media never shut up about Facebook and…

George Abbott discovered the power of telephone town halls during his leadership run. Now the technology is being used to explain the harmonized sales tax.

Unhappy with Harrison’s political scene

I have some serious concerns with what is going on in Harrison…

  • Apr 28, 2011

All’s quiet on election front

It's been a quiet election process in this neck of the woods,…

  • Apr 28, 2011

Harrison Happenings – Silver is still beautiful

Though the Seniors’ Chorfest 2011 is over, the memories will linger on…

Now can we talk about the HST?

VICTORIA – Even if movies based on video games aren’t your cup of tea, the recent Disney production Tron: Legacy is notable as a measure of the sophistication of the B.C. motion picture industry.

Nation relations at high point

Big steps are being made between the local government, provincial government and…

  • Apr 21, 2011

Grab a free book and read

This past few weeks, Agassiz Library has had what we called the…

  • Apr 21, 2011

Wary of ‘Ruin of river’ projects

Harrison's rivers in danger

  • Apr 21, 2011

Block Watch program looking for citizens’ help

The Block Watch program is a successfully run program in the Agassiz…

  • Apr 21, 2011