Jenny Uechi

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

Canadians in New York recount Sandy's wrath and people's resilience

Sandy may have savaged New York, but the tough New Yorkers have weathered it well, say Canadians who were caught in the storm over the week.  "New Yorkers are incredible," Mira Oreck, a...

After Sandy, questions about Canadian nuclear power plant safety

If superstorm Sandy were to hit Canada's nuclear plants, would we be safe?

Earthquake near Haida Gwaii and dangers of proposed Enbridge tanker routes

What would have happened if tankers were in the area during a quake?

Update: No tsunami risk for BC after 7.7 magnitude earthquake off Haida Gwaii

After a strong earthquake struck near Haida Gwaii in Northern BC, Emergency Info BC has cancelled a tsunami advisory that included almost all of the western BC coast, including parts of...

Shooting on East 5th Avenue

A shooting in East Vancouver happened early this morning.

Chimugukuru: Okinawan musician Hidekatsu brings tsunami relief to Canada

By the evening's end, about half the theatre was up on the stage, dancing with the musicians.

Update: Surrey man with handgun at Pacific Rim hotel arrested

Vancouver Police have arrested the distraught man with a handgun at the Pacific Rim Hotel. At about 12:15 p.m. the Vancouver Police Emergency Response Team took the man into custody. A 28-year-old...

Young mother in need of liver donor

A young mother of two will need a liver donor in her battle with cancer.

Canada tightens border ahead of Obama-Romney showdown

"It is very difficult, if not impossible, to pretend to like hockey,” warned an RCMP spokesperson about Americans trying to pass as a Canadian at the border.

Clark to meet Redford to discuss Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline

Despite disagreements, the two premiers will meet over the contested Northern Gateway pipeline.