Jenny Uechi

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

Public comment period for Arctic drilling project closes

The last day for the public to submit comment on Imperial Oil's arctic drilling in the Beaufort Sea has just ended today.  Imperial, Exxon Mobil Corp. and BP PLC filed a...

After kicking out government officials at industry summit, Fort Nelson First Nation signs LNG worker camp deal

A northeastern B.C. chief, that once galvanized province-wide opposition to LNG fast-tracking, just inked a deal for her band to profit from a coming frack boom

Shareholder starts class action lawsuit over Imperial Metals' Mount Polley disaster

Investors upset that company failed to provide facts about the tailings pond prior to the disaster.

Protesters march through downtown Vancouver to denounce Imperial Metals' Mount Polley negligence

The Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society led a rally today to protest Imperial Metals, the company responsible for the Mount Polley tailing ponds disaster which spilled 10.5 million cubic metres of...

Conservative MP slams West Van vote to ban LNG tankers from Howe Sound

"I am a firm believer that the environment is the economy," said MP John Weston.

Imperial Metals wanted to detoxify Mount Polley tailings, but overlooked underlying problems

The mine was actively trying to find methods to make its tailings safer for the environment. Why didn't it deal with the issue of finding a place to safely discharge its water?

Amid selfie storm, Trudeau promises more action on citizenship bill

Like commuters on a rush-hour train in Tokyo, people pushed and shoved against each other to get close to Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau during his brief visit to Douglas Park on Monday. In...

Calgary Flames co-owner also major investor in Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine

N. Murray Edwards, one of Canada's wealthiest oil and mining tycoons and a co-owner of the Calgary Flames NHL team, is a major investor in Imperial Metals, the company that owns the Mount Polley mine...