Jenny Uechi

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

Citizens deliver petition opposing Enbridge's 'missing islands' video

Around 20 people gathered outside the Enbridge headquarters in Vancouver at noon today to deliver a petition with 45,000 names, calling for the removal of a "misleading" promotional video about the...

Enbridge pipeline hearings return to Prince Rupert, days after tanker with crack in hull arrives at terminal

Hearings for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline will resume today in Prince Rupert to focus on marine safety and spills. The hearings are scheduled to run until Dec. 17.  The...

Speakers at Day of Dissent stress importance of right to criticize government

At the Day of Dissent, held on the  the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, lawyers and activists reminded Canadians of the right to dissent as an indispensable...

CNOOC and Nexen lobbyists had dozens of meetings with federal government before buyout approved

Nexen and CNOOC lobbyists got dozens of meetings with a wide range of MPs and authorities prior to Harper's big announcement on China's $15.1-billion deal. So what did they talk about?

Nearly half of British Columbians oppose plans to increase U.S. coal shipments through BC ports: poll

A new poll is out that indicates the public doesn't back expanding coal exports from British Columbian ports.

Kinder Morgan critics say company evaded dialogue with community representatives

Activists and community members' attempts to engage pipeline giant Kinder Morgan about its proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline were rebuffed  today in Victoria, according to a...

Playground Builders bring joy to the world, one swing at a time

A Whistler-based charity works to bring fun and laughter to conflict zones where both are in short supply.

New e-book on Enbridge Northern Gateway proposal shines light on pipeline controversy

 First Nations promising to stand in front of the bulldozers to stop pipelines. Leaked government documents showing the unprecedented weakening of environmental laws in order to speed...

Cortes Island residents rejoice as Island Timberlands temporarily withdraws logging crew

Cortes Island forest activists and residents celebrated today as Island Timberlands (I.T.) withdrew crews and announced that they would not attempt to move forward with operations for at least a week...

Most British Columbians support higher taxes for better public services: poll

While most British Columbians feel they pay too much tax, the majority are willing to pay higher taxes for better public services, according to a new poll.