Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

Column: capacity to assist farmers and ranchers

Funding will allow Ministry of Agriculture to help, says columnist David Zirnhelt

Letter: wildlife management in shambles

Letter writer says ministry is mis-managing B.C.’s wildlife

  • Oct 21st, 2018

Column: using red squirrels to gather cones

Columnist Jim Hilton on the little rodents’ autumn pasttimes

  • Oct 21st, 2018

Letter: proportional representation leads to better decisions

“It has been demonstrated time and again that better decisions are made collectively than individually”

  • Oct 21st, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21st, 2018
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The Observer asks: What issues are important to you for the municipal election?

Locals weigh in on Quesnel’s future as election day kicks off

Editorial: If you can’t make the effort to be informed, don’t vote

A willfully ill-informed voter is to democracy what a drunk driver is to a four-lane highway

Column: hospital auxiliary members attend North East Area conference

Auxiliary president on the recent conference, plus what’s coming up in November

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Letter: Governments need to get priorities straight

“Pot has been available to anyone who wants it through any number of friends for the past 40-plus years”

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Letter: Poor Walter Cronkite must be rolling in his grave

Royal wedding coverage trumped catastrophic weather news

  • Oct 16th, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: A better way to manage B.C.’s public construction

Claire Trevena responds to Andrew Wilkinson on NDP union policy

  • Oct 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s union-only construction plan doesn’t benefit communities

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson calls it payoff to NDP supporters

  • Oct 13th, 2018

Column: 2018 could be a record year for Douglas fir seed production

Columnist Jim Hilton tries his hand a fir-cone picking

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Column: please vote on Oct. 20 – the future of your community depends on it

Quesnel mayor Bob Simpson on the importance of making it out to the polls next Saturday

  • Oct 13th, 2018

Column: prices and costs in ranching

Columnist David Zirnhelt on profit margins for ranchers

  • Oct 13th, 2018