Jenny Uechi

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

In Hartley Bay, sunken B.C. ferry fuels distrust of Enbridge pipeline proposal

Hartley Bay, a tiny northern B.C. village, feels like a place from another era. In this village of under 200 people, no SUVs or highways are to be seen -- only boats and quads rolling gently on...
Jim Prentice, the new premier designate of Alberta with Enbridge ties

Jim Prentice selected as Premier designate of Alberta

What are the implications for the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project?

Oil spill simulation gets locals talking about possibility of crude along the Salish Sea

Vancouver-based artist Tamara Phillips was out swimming with her partner near Stanley Park sea on a hot, sunny Wednesday, when her eye caught a glimpse of a yellow card, floating along the...

Darren Aronofsky finds Biblical lessons in the tar sands

Canada's laissez-faire approach toward the tar sands reminded Darren Aronofsky of America's attitude toward Wall Street.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden

Shell CEO accepts ice bucket challenge from Leonardo DiCaprio to oil sands executives

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge, issued in a video by actor Leonardo DiCaprio and First Nations and environmental advocates.  The Oscar-nominated star was...
Susan Ellard

Kelowna oncologist wants an energy strategy for Canada based on reality of climate change

Susan Ellard has explored the issues surrounding climate change and found a difference between what you know... and what you think you know.

Toronto Star's Heather Mallick blasts Conservatives' 'paranoid' comments about her column

Award-winning Toronto Star columnist Heather Mallick hit back against the Conservative Party's angry criticism of her recent column in a fundraising pitch to supporters. In an...

Trudeau Liberals whip Harper Conservatives, while NDP holds steady: poll

Support for the Tories falls dramatically in Quebec region.

Grimes rocks Tar Sands Reporting Project T-shirt at FYF fest concert

Acclaimed musician and visual artist Grimes was seen sporting the Vancouver Observer's Tar Sands Reporting Kickstarter Project at the FYF Fest in Los Angeles...
Fort McKay student tells of mixed bag of living legacy of oil sands

A chief's granddaughter struggles with the good and the evil of oil sands legacy

"When you drive up to Fort McKay, you can automatically tell where you are...you see smoke going up in the sky from Syncrude," Feather Mcdonald, 17, said.  "It's like, 'ew, that smell.'" ...