Editorials

Hope next MP follows Nathan Cullen’s example

Christian advocacy group ARPA’s director says Cullen always had time for people he disagreed with.

  • Mar 13, 2019

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26, 2018

EDITORIAL: All children created equal

There are still some who justify President Donald Trump’s treatment of migrant children

  • Jun 19, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Guest View: Community forest proposal may work — we need to know more

By Keith Moore, RPF I write to support Alexandra Hepburn’s call for…

  • May 25, 2017

Carving as an act of resistance

Sculptor George Rammell reflects on Gidansda’s lifelong fusion of art and politics.

  • May 19, 2017

CARTOON: Notley pleads her case

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley focus of editorial cartoon

  • Dec 7, 2016

EDITORIAL: The Observer welcomes new Masset reporter, Andrew Hudson

For a long time people in the north have been asking for more coverage of events in their communities

  • Jan 21, 2016

EDITORIAL: News coverage staying focused on Haida Gwaii

Pleased to make website changes, but there are still some improvements to be made.

  • Dec 29, 2015

EDITORIAL: More than just a business award, it’s entrepreneurism at its best

Patrick Shannon, winner of 2015's Young Aboriginal Entrepreneur Award

  • Oct 2, 2015