Jenny Uechi

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

The measure of a woman and the length of her skirt

If a "proper" girl wears a short skirt above the knees, does it mean she's "asking for it"?

Idle No More protest in UK to target Canadian tar sands

The Idle No More movement is going international: today, it staged a blockade of the busiest border crossing in North America. Tomorrow, it will pair up with activists and a prominent business to...

What people said at the Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings in Vancouver

Enbridge Joint Review Panel once again heard from Vancouver intervenors today who spoke eloquently and passionately, some in tears, others fuming with anger.

Enbridge protest in Victory Square takes aim at Harper government's environmental policies

Around 1,000 rallied in Victory Square in downtown Vancouver against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline today. Bolstered by the support of Idle No More and Downtown Eastside...

One man injured after downtown shooting on Granville Street

Police are investigating a downtown shooting that has sent one man to hospital with undetermined injuries, according to a news release. Shortly before 7:00 this morning, police responded to a call of...

Upcoming Enbridge JRP-related events in Vancouver

The Enbridge Northern Gateway joint review hearings are coming to Vancouver on the January 14, and some environmental activist groups are organizing events to coincide with the event. Here are some...

Harper v. Canada and Koch bros in Canada: top Vancouver Observer stories of 2012

The year 2012 has been a turbulent one for news, filled with soaring highs and abysmal lows. Below is a list of our top stories of the year. They aren't just the high-traffic stories, but ones that...

Update: missing 13-year-old boy found near UBC

An autistic boy, 13, missing since Dec. 30, has been found safe thanks to the public's help.

Harper government bills that sparked Idle No More

One of the first questions that people ask about the Idle No More movement is what the movement is all about. While the historical injustices experienced by First Nations are too many to...

Cheeky "Kinder Morgan Surprise" site offers daily critique of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

The following is adapted from Kinder Morgan Surprise, a new site featuring a tongue-in-cheek "advent calendar" created by professor Erica Frank, MD, MPH, that gives daily...