Editorials

Mother’s Day is celebrated on Sunday, May 8. (Pixabay)

5 creative ideas for celebrating Mother’s Day last minute

It’s not too late to show mom you care

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks about housing after meeting privately with two families in Kitchener, Ont. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

In Our View: Finally time for federal, provincial politicians to get down to business

There are no elections in the offing for years. Time to govern.

 

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OPINION: Gas prices are a problem, milkshakes aren’t the answer

A cheeky bit of perspective on gas prices

 

Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

EDITORIAL: Right housing needed, not just more housing

We need housing for families and for a greener future

  • Feb 19, 2022
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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OPINION: There’s no excuse for lack of local COVID-19 data

On Jan. 14, Dr. Bonnie Henry said that because of the rapid…

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Agassiz’s Pioneer Park freezes over during the snow and ice storms this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Laura Tunbridge)

OPINION: Winter’s rude awakening

Editor Adam Louis recaps the frightful weather

Agassiz’s Pioneer Park freezes over during the snow and ice storms this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Laura Tunbridge)
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OPINION: The unofficial science of Santa Claus

Sure, Santa is real, but how powerful is he?

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EDITORIAL: Little bits of kindness

Even as floods, landslides and diseases have shaken us this past year,…

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EDITORIAL: The 12 Days of Christmas are getting pricier

How much does it cost to buy all the gifts?

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A property in Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

EDITORIAL: Preparing for disaster

The past year has been defined by unusual weather events and climate…

A property in Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Search and rescue personnel help flood evacuees disembark from a helicopter in Agassiz, B.C. on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

EDITORIAL: Recognizing the helpers

Black Press reporter Jessica Peters praises those who help in times of crisis

Search and rescue personnel help flood evacuees disembark from a helicopter in Agassiz, B.C. on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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EDITORIAL: For all the lives lost

Editor Adam Louis tackles perspective and COVID-19 deaths

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EDITORIAL: What the price of an election could buy

What else could’ve been bought for the price of the 2021 federal election?, editor Adam Louis asks.

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A field of corn grows amid the setting sun in Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)

EDITORIAL: Nothing but love for the fair

Editor Adam Louis muses about fairs

A field of corn grows amid the setting sun in Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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EDITORIAL: COVID is much more than numbers and charts

Nerves about the vaccine are okay, blind refusal is not, writes editor Adam Louis

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Canada Geese line up near Harrison Lake and Lagoon. (Adam Louis/Observer)

EDITORIAL: Geese, math and a remarkable thing

Editor Adam Louis dons his thinking cap to ponder a peculiar problem

Canada Geese line up near Harrison Lake and Lagoon. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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EDITORIAL: The necessary pain of challenges helps us grow

Editor Adam Louis expresses the importance of letters to the editor

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A sign is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, B.C. on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Snucins

EDITORIAL: Buried history comes to light in residential school graves

The shocking deaths reveal how racist Canadian society was and is against indigenous people

A sign is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, B.C. on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Snucins
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EDITORIAL: Wrestling with uncomfortable nostalgia

Adam Louis reflects on the complex emotions of the pandemic’s probable final months

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EDITORIAL: Hello again, dear readers

Glad to be back, says editor Adam Louis

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