Jenny Uechi

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

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...
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...
Kinder Morgan workers confronting protesters on Burnaby Mountain.

Court rules in Kinder Morgan's favour, grants injunction against Burnaby Mountain protesters

The B.C. Supreme Court has ruled in favour of an injunction against Burnaby residents opposing the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The police will have power to arrest...
Photo of Mayor Gregor Robertson, city council candidate Niki Sharma and councill

Harper strategists and big oil backing NPA, Mayor Gregor Robertson says

"The NPA has one of the key players from the Harper administration doing their mastermind strategy. And we don't have any doubts that there's big oil behind their campaign. Basically on the right...
Davie Street community garden photo by Daryl Mitchell via Flickr creative common

Greenest City Action Plan keeps Vancouver on leading edge, despite imperfections

Councillor Andrea Reimer remembers the days when she was executive director of the Wilderness Committee, and marvels at how different things look on the other side of City Hall.