Opinion

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

Ranch Musings: Revolutions in agriculture need to be local

All production is local, and all information about farming is contextual, says David Zirnhelt

  • Feb 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

OPINION: Just because the news isn’t desired, doesn’t mean it’s fake

This week’s editorial looks at political bias and disagreeing with the news presented

“Eat less red meat,” you say

Columnist David Zirnhelt says the health of people and the health of the land go together

  • Feb 6, 2019
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COLUMN: the downside of being more efficient

Regular columnist Jim Hilton shares his thoughts about changes in the logging industry

  • Feb 5, 2019

Young people in agriculture opportunities

Regular columnist David Zirnheldt shares his ranch musings

  • Feb 5, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

LETTER: Thank you to the staff, contractors and communities of Mount Polley Mine

‘Our hope is that full operations will resume once the economics of mining at Mount Polley improve’

  • Jan 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

One ship to save Canada’s Arctic

MP Todd Doherty believes the brave men and women of our Canadian Coast Guard deserve better

  • Jan 25, 2019

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Column: time to reflect on what really is important

The gift of having land and animals in your care

  • Jan 12, 2019

Editorial: trading places

A new editor is temporarily taking over at the Observer