Jenny Uechi

Jenny Uechi is Managing Director of Observer Media Group.  She is Managing Editor of National Observer.

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Wild salmon advocates celebrate court ruling on fish farm practices

Prominent wild salmon advocate and biologist Alexandra Morton celebrated a Federal Court decision this week that rejected licensing rules allowing fish farms to transfer sick fish into...
BCTF ruling, Supreme Court, B.C. court ruling,

British Columbia Teachers Federation loses court case

The provincial Court of Apeal ruled in favour of the government on Thursday, overturning Justice Susan Griffin’s previous rulings that the government failed to consult in good faith with the  BC...
War veterans, tuskegee airmen, Chinese Canadian war veterans

Citizens march to celebrate Canada's rights and freedoms

Over 150 people, including Chinese Canadian and First Nation war veterans, youth and community leaders, marched along the False Creek seawall on Friday for the first annual Rights and Freedoms...

"We've reached our boiling point": 25,000 take to the streets in Act on Climate March (VIDEO)

Around 25,000 people marched in Quebec City , where premiers from across Canada have gathered to discuss strategies to tackle climate change (B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Jim...

Kitsilano resident shocked to see schoolchildren playing in water after toxic spill

Kitsilano resident and business owner Jeremy Board was shocked to see a group of schoolchildren on Friday playing in the water near the Maritime Museum, despite an oily sheen on the water after the...
Canadian politics, Kinder Morgan, Trans Mountain Pipeline

Kinder Morgan's shares in spill response companies creates conflict of interest, economist alleges

Texas-based pipeline giant Kinder Morgan, along with Enbridge, is a shareholder in two major oil spill response companies in Canada, according to corporate registry documents. Kinder Morgan owns...
Harper, Justin Trudeau, Senate scandal

"I'm in love with Stephen Harper"

Budget cuts have yet to take away CBC's edge. In This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Vancouver-based comedian Andrew Barber skewers Harper's policies in a new video explaining why the "bad boy" Prime Minister...
Bill C-51,

Chris Hedges calls Harper a puppet

Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges told The Vancouver Observer he thinks Prime Minister Stephen Harper is a "pawn" or "puppet" of corporations, and that Canada is repeating many...