Jenny Uechi

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

Cabinet shuffle brings fresh faces and blur on environment

Young women and fresh faces marked Prime Minister Harper's cabinet shuffle today.  Former Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq replaced Peter Kent as environment minister,...

Breaking: 'Glee' star Cory Monteith found dead in Vancouver hotel

After years of apparently struggling with drug abuse issues, the star of a beloved television series is dead.

Vancouver City Council's ban on coal not just "symbolic": climate activist

Vancouver City Council's vote to ban the handling and storage of coal in city limits carries political weight, said Voters Taking Action against Climate Change activist Kevin Washbrook. Even though...

Wimbledon champ Marion Bartoli angers sexists for not being 'hot' enough

Marion Bartoli's not Anna Kournikova. She's the Wimbledon champ.

Island Timberlands to log contentious old-growth forests on Vancouver Island

Island Timberlands is moving to log some of their most contentious old-growth forest lands near Port Alberni, including “Juniper Ridge”, a formerly protected Ungulate Winter Range, and Labour Day...

Train carrying crude oil explodes and catches fire in Quebec

A train carrying crude oil derailed and caused explosions and massive fires in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic. At least five have been confirmed dead, and around 40 people are...

Highlighting human and environmental cost of Canada's energy policy with Healing Walk through oil sands

First Nations leaders, civilians and international media gathered on a rainy day near Fort McMurray on Friday for the annual 4th Annual Healing Walk, a spiritual gathering and 14-...

Tuskegee Airmen and Chinese Canadian war veterans share stories of overcoming racial prejudice

Colonel Charles McGee looks thoughtful as he reflects on his story en route to UBC for Red Tails, Dragon Tails, a summit of Chinese Canadian and African American soldiers who fought for their country...

Oxford becomes the first "tar free city" in Europe

Oxford City Council declared itself a ‘tar-free city' on June 24 by voting in favour of a motion to reject oil from Canada's oil sands. Oxford is now the first European city to declare...

Canadian and Indigenous youth climate activists attend “Global Power Shift” Summit

Nine young Canadian and Indigenous climate activists are attending Global Power Shift in Istanbul, Turkey this week, a major summit dedicated to building a global youth movement to confront the...
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