Jenny Uechi

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

As #IdleNoMore protests storm into Ottawa, no sign of engagement from Harper

Thousands of Idle No More protesters are rallying in the snow in Ottawa to protest Bill C-45, which includes amendments that many First Nations say infringes on their rights.  ""I...

Port Metro Vancouver criticized for "inadequate" response to challenges over coal export proposals

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority's response yesterday to the open letter from climate scientists and others delivered on November 27 got a scathing response from climate advocates, who called the...

Compassionate Eye Foundation empowers people in developing countries through photographs

A Vancouver-based organization turns stock photo royalties into schools and clinics in the developing world.

Apocalypse 2012: how will the world end?

Mayan calendar, Antichrist, web-bot: conspiracy theorists predict the end of the world, again.

Cortes Island logging dispute moves to the market

As the dispute between Cortes Island residents and Island Timberlands escalates, activists are moving the debate to where it will hurt: the market.   Earlier this month, local residents'...

Police investigate threat at Thunderbird Elementary School

Vancouver Police are investigating a threat at a Vancouver Elementary School that has put lock down procedures into effect, according to a news release.   Shortly after 10 a.m. this morning, the...

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?