Jenny Uechi

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

Left: Keystone XL opponents, right: Keystone XL supporters

U.S. mid-term election rekindles Keystone XL debate

The controversial Keystone XL project, a proposed 1,897 km pipeline that would carry oil sands bitumen from Alberta to refineries in the Gulf Coast, is back at the top of the U.S....
Students from SD College in Chandigarh with UFV representative

Premier announces scholarships to encourage student exchange between India and Canada

Premier Christy Clark announced funding for 20 scholarships, worth a total of $50,000, to support and encourage the two-way exchange of students between the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV...

Ryan Sidhoo's "Welcome to Fairfax" makes brave new TV series for the cord-cutting generation

Nobody watches TV anymore.   Not quite like the old days. Think about the last time you watched a regularly scheduled broadcast network TV show. You probably had a laptop and cell-phone...
Postmedia newspapers (left) Sun News Network's Ezra Levant (right)

Postmedia buys Sun Media newspapers to control huge chunk of Canadian media

If the deal goes through, Postmedia will control nearly every English-language daily newspaper in Canada that isn't based in Toronto.

Citizens' constitutional challenge to NEB Kinder Morgan hearings to move to federal court

The NEB rejected a motion from landowners, academics, businesspeople and environmentalists challenging its restrictions on public participation on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline today....

First Nation groups condemn federal government's "indefensible attack" on Indigenous rights at UN meeting

First Nations groups are expressing outrage at the Canadian government's stance toward Indigenous rights, expressed at a United Nations forum on Indigenous rights. "It is deeply concerning......
 Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner at UN Climate Summit with her husband and daughter

A Marshallese mother's powerful poem to her daughter moves people to tears at UN Climate Summit

Marshall Islands native Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner recited a poem in the form of a message to her infant daughter that won a standing ovation at the U.N. Climate Summit in New York.  An official U.N....
Leonardo DiCaprio at UN Climate summit

Leonardo DiCaprio tells leaders at UN to make history or be vilified by it: full text of speech

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, who marched with Canada's Indigenous leaders at the Peoples' Climate March in New York, gave a powerful speech at the UN Climate Summit.  Speaking as a "...

"This is what democracy looks like": 400,000 people hit the street for Peoples Climate March in New York

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon,  British primatologist Jane Goodall, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and author Naomi Klein were among 400,000 people who marched through New York City for the...

Leonardo DiCaprio rallies with Canadian Indigenous leaders at People's Climate March in New York

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio was marching with Canada's Indigenous leaders against the tar sands at the Peoples' Climate March in New York.