Jenny Uechi

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

Tar Sands Solutions Network launches oil sands news aggregation site

As the Harper government barrels down its path of aggressively selling Alberta's oil sands, the newly-launched Tar Sands Solutions Network news aggregation site is pushing...

IIO team deployed to Surrey after shooting at Scott Road SkyTrain

The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) deployed a team to Surrey to after complaints that a man with a 12-inch knife was threatening passengers at Scott Road SkyTrain Station last night. During...

Academics' letter to Joe Oliver warns against promoting oil sands development

Serious about climate change? Consider the climate consequences of promoting Canada's oil sands and fossil fuels industry, academics say.

Woman wanted in relation to Pidgin Restaurant protest

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman wanted for an incident related to the protests at Pidgin Restaurant in the Downtown Eastside, according to the Vancouver Police...

Vancouver Not Vegas issues court challenge to Pavco and Paragon BC Place casino plan

Vancouver Not Vegas has announced that it will proceed with the action it filed in November 2011 in the BC Supreme Court challenging City Council’s approval of relocation of the Edgewater ...

Public Records announces $5,000 music video grant for emerging musicians and filmmakers in BC and Alberta

Nonprofit organization Public Records has teamed up with TELUS to assist emerging artists in 15 communities across BC and Alberta with the creation of independent music videos through the “Summer ’13...

Northern Gateway pipeline would further tax coast guard resources

At the Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel (JRP) in Prince Rupert on Friday, witnesses under cross-examination by EcoJustice lawyer Barry Robinson said that Canadian Coast Guard...

Keystone XL bill approved by House Committee

A measure that would would scrap the need for a presidential permit for the northern leg of the project has been approved.

Republican campaigners who helped Tories in 2011 election fired via email

Matt Parker and PJ Wenzel, Republican strategists who campaigned for the Conservative Party in the 2011 federal election, were fired earlier this month from The Strategy Group for Media, a...

More? Sweeping Vancouver Sun and Province cutbacks imminent

Staff at The Vancouver Sun and The Province learned today that the newspapers will be implementing more drastic staff cuts, according to an internal memo obtained by The Vancouver...