Jenny Uechi

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

Michigan, Kalamazoo spill by Enbridge. Photo via EPA

Liability insurance increase "just not on top of mind" for Enbridge, company president says

In a recent phone call for its Q3 earnings, Enbridge president Mark Maki said the company doesn't have plans to significantly increase its current liability insurance, despite the...
Chief Stewart Phillip Tsleil-waututh Amy George arrest Burnaby Mountain Prystupa

RCMP responds with respect as BC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip crosses line on Burnaby Mountain

RCMP: "You'll be violating the civil court injunction, and you'll be taken into custody and arrested. Do you understand?" Grand Chief Stewart Phillip: "Yes, I understand."
Lynne Quarmby and lawyer Jason Gratl key Kinder Morgan ruling - Jenny Uechi

"Fabulous" victory for Burnaby Mountain protesters as court rejects Kinder Morgan contempt charges

SFU molecular biology chair Lynne Quarmby beamed widely as Justice Austin Cullen announced at the B.C. Supreme Court that Kinder Morgan's request to extend the injunction date...
Valerie Langer at Burnaby Mountain protesting Kinder Morgan - Mychaylo Prystupa

Clayoquot Sound activists march to arrest at Kinder Morgan protest

"On days like today - when we stand up and say no more - we are giving form and voice to this constant conflict that is brewing just under the surface, every day," Karen Mahon said.
Rich Kinder and Kinder Morgan protest on Burnaby Mountain

As Kinder Morgan Inc. takes full control of Trans Mountain pipeline, big questions go unanswered

Kinder Morgan Inc. has finished its $76 billion transaction that brings the Trans Mountain pipeline fully under its control. But it failed to tell the NEB as required by law.
Photo of Lucy Lambert, left, and Shaena Lambert by Nicole Rycroft.

Novelist and daughter express passion for environmental justice in Kinder Morgan arrest on Burnaby Mountain

Vancouver-based writer Shaena Lambert -- author of Globe and Mail best book of the year pick Oh My Darling -- and her daughter Lucy embraced as they crossed the police line on...
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois gives prize money to help fight Energy East

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois helps raise $170,000 to fight Energy East

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois -- the former student leader of a massive "red square" student movement in Québec -- has just raised over $170,000 to support the opposition against TransCanada's controversial...
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.
Brigette DePape arrested Burnaby Mountain - Mychaylo Prystupa - Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan begins drilling, as 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...