Editorials

EDITORIAL: Finding the balance between unfounded fear and delusions

Critical thinking is important but we cannot give in to irrational fear

  • Sep 16, 2020

EDITORIAL: Won’t somebody think of the chickens?

Observer editor Adam Louis brainstorms new advertising slogans

EDITORIAL: The dilemma of living in beautiful B.C.

Tourism dollars are needed for the economy while some locals are crying ‘stay away’

  • Aug 6, 2020

EDITORIAL: Inaction on homelessness costs money

Action comes with a price tag but the alternative is immoral and expensive

  • Jul 30, 2020

EDITORIAL: Be kind, be thoughtful, be Canadian – every day

Our diversity, our multiculturalism, our kindness to others is what makes our country so great

  • Jul 2, 2020

EDITORIAL: Elders in isolation risk financial abuse

‘Recognizing the signs of elder abuse and knowing who to report it to is key’

  • Jun 18, 2020
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EDITORIAL: Side effect of reopening economy may be more reckless driving incidents

More kids are out on bikes and more drivers are speeding on our roads

  • Jun 4, 2020

EDITORIAL: British Columbians should be proud of pandemic response

Tuesday felt closer to ‘normal’ than we’ve felt in two months

  • May 21, 2020

EDITORIAL: Looking towards the other side of a pandemic

Hopefully we can salvage something – most – of our previous lives

  • May 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: Pandemic pressure for those vulnerable to depression, stress, anxiety

This week is Mental Health Week and it’s OK to say you’re not OK

  • May 6, 2020

EDITORIAL: Remembering that this free government cash is not forever

Much-needed supports are here but many will certainly take advantage

  • Apr 30, 2020

EDITORIAL: This is no time for complacency

Poll shows we are doing some things more, some less

  • Apr 25, 2020

EDITORIAL: The tough task of finding balance in a crisis

With the guiding words of Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C. is getting it right

  • Apr 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: British Columbia’s renters and landlords needed help yesterday

Too little too late from both federal and provincial governments

  • Apr 2, 2020

EDITORIAL: A speedy COVID-19 solution is the worst-case scenario

Doing what is needed means stretching this global pandemic out longer

OPINION: It’s not worth it to keep fighting the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

No opposition, no matter how entrenched, can prevent the project from moving forward

  • Feb 7, 2020

EDITORIAL: Storm event points to fragile infrastructure in some neighbourhoods

Many in Chilliwack and surrounding area can be stranded after heavy rain or wind

  • Feb 5, 2020

EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

Monday’s 15-hour road closure highlighted need for drivers to be ready for anything

  • Jan 8, 2020

Editorial: Cleaning up our act

We should have banned single-use plastics long ago

  • Jan 7, 2020

Editorial: Taking lyrics to task

What are holiday songs really saying?

  • Dec 13, 2019