Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

WEB POLL: How will you ring in 2019?

Weigh in, and see how your plans compare with our readers’, in our poll

  • Dec 30, 2018

Culture of entitlement at B.C. legislature keeps going and going

It would seem Animal House has closed at the B.C. legislature in…

  • Dec 29, 2018
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Editorial: Don’t set goals

New year’s resolutions are perhaps not needed

Column: dealing more efficiently with forest fibre in B.C.

Columnist Jim Hilton says we need to rethink the Timber Supply Areas approach

  • Dec 28, 2018

Editorial: let your heart be light

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from the Observer

  • Dec 24, 2018

Letter: Working together will save the magnificent moose

The cow moose sign project was initiated on Nov. 7, 2014

  • Dec 23, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview

Column: two places to store water as protection against changing climate

Columnist David Zirnhelt offers some ideas for water conservation

  • Dec 22, 2018

Letter: Stranded driver shouldn’t have tried to go over his hours

Editor, Re: Stranded B.C. trucker writes final wishes before being rescued 3…

  • Dec 22, 2018

Editorial: Merry Christmas, our message to you

Forget about all these controversies and enjoy the season

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

Letter: ‘general obliviousness’ to natural environment

Letter writer responds to the 24th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

  • Dec 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: Be smart – don’t drink and drive

The lights are strung, the sales are on, Santa is magically appearing…

  • Dec 16, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Column: Windows can be bad news for birds

Dianne Bersea is a member of the South Okanagan Naturalists Club

  • Dec 16, 2018

Column: using waste forest products to reduce carbon emissions

The potential for bioenergy production from the forestry industry

  • Dec 13, 2018

Editorial: Shop locally this Christmas, it’s part of what community is all about

There are a plethora of awesome gift ideas from local businesses

  • Dec 13, 2018

Letter: Province says it’s working hard to keep pace with change

As technologies advance, consumers expect faster internet service

  • Dec 12, 2018