Jenny Uechi

Jenny Uechi is Managing Director of Observer Media Group, and Managing Editor of The Vancouver Observer.

Photo of David Suzuki and Tamo Campos

David Suzuki writes letter to grandson arrested at Kinder Morgan protest on Burnaby Mountain

"He is a role model for young people today, inspiring them to get involved in issues of their future," Suzuki writes of his grandson, who was arrested on Thursday.
SFU scientist Lynne Quarmby seconds before her arrest on Burnaby Mountain

BREAKING: SFU scientist Lynne Quarmby arrested in Kinder Morgan protest on Burnaby Mountain

"So now, I'm going to turn around and walk up this hill -- and be the best citizen I can be," said Quarmby, before crossing police tape and getting arrested.
Left: Kennedy Stewart right: Kinder Morgan pres. Ian Anderson

MP Kennedy Stewart urges Kinder Morgan president to "cease activities" on Burnaby Mountain

Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart wrote a forceful letter to Kinder Morgan Canada President urging him to "cease activities on Burnaby Mountain". The Texas-based pipeline giant's workers are...
Brigette DePape arrested Burnaby Mountain - Mychaylo Prystupa - Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan resumes work after Burnaby Mountain protesters arrested

RCMP arrested 14 protesters on Burnaby Mountain this morning and are enforcing Kinder Morgan's injunction against pipeline opponents (according to activists, the number of protesters arrested is...
Left: war veteran daughter Jackie Scott. Right: Donovan McGlaughlin

Critic slams Canada's "shameful" citizenship policy

Citizenship advocate Don Chapman criticized Canada's Citizenship and Immigration as "shameful" yesterday for its rejections of citizenship applications from legitimate Canadians despite repeatedly...
Photo of Fort McMurray oil sands by Kris Krug

Fake grassroots advocacy part of TransCanada's plan to silence Energy East critics

Documents leaked to Greenpeace show TransCanada’s plans to create industry-funded grassroots campaigns, conducting “detailed background research on key opposition groups,” and enlisting “...
lee brain, Phil Germuth, Gregor Robertson, Derek Corrigan

The rise of Lee Brain and oil pipeline critics as mayors in B.C.

What the..? moment for oil companies: the new mayors aren't big fans of controversial pipelines in their regions.

WATCH: Native American chants break out as U.S. Senate rejects Keystone XL pipeline

A Native American chant broke out in the gallery when the Senate rejected the controversial Keystone XL pipeline yesterday, according to Red Power Media. Shortly after Greg Grey Cloud ...
NPA's Kirk LaPointe gives concession speech. Photo by Jenny Uechi

Kirk LaPointe concedes, says NPA re-entered conversation in municipal politics

"The election result indicates we still have a bit of a divide in our city, and that we must move forward -- starting tonight," said NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe, addressing supporters at the...
Former NPA councillor B.C. Lee. Photo by Jenny Uechi

NPA supporters quietly confident in push to win City Hall

Former NPA councillor and veteran actor B.C. Lee, who served with Mayor Sam Sullivan and was the first elected councillor from Vancouver's Mandarin-speaking community, was quietly confident...