Jenny Uechi

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

Eli Pivnick sees a future with less jet-setting, more local living

Eli Pivnick has faith in resilient local communities to create a future that doesn't depend on fossil fuels.
Premier Christy Clark at Kitimat LNG

Premier's LNG plans hit a snag as major investor pulls out of Kitmat LNG project

The news comes only one month after Premier Christy Clark took a tour of the Kitimat site to promote the LNG industry.

Chief blasts Harper for pushing oil pipeline, blatantly ignoring climate change

The chief of the Lower Nicola Indian Band south of Kamloops, B.C., whose territory is crucial to the $5.4-billion Kinder Morgan expansion project, wrote a strongly worded letter to the Prime Minister...

B.C. economy not fueled by oil and gas: report

How dependent is BC's economy on oil and gas? Not as much as people might expect, according to a new study by Conversations for Responsible Economic Development, a BC-based nonprofit. ...

BC and China sign MOU to allow foreign workers to expand LNG industry

B.C. and China have signed a memorandum of understanding that will bring foreign workers, if needed, to help build the province's growing LNG industry.  The agreement reads:  "The...
TransCanada crew evicted from Unist’ot’en camp

TransCanada pipeline contractors 'evicted' again in BC's north

"Your equipment will be confiscated if you try to return," said a masked protester to contractors doing prep work for pipelines to proposed LNG terminals.

"The sound of awakening in the time of climate change is a sob," Stephen Jenkinson tells audience at fundraiser for Wakan Tanka film

“We rarely talk about loss, grief, and climate change. The losses come in many forms...Some of us may have chosen changes in lifestyles to reduce our carbon footprint; it is something we do out of...

Metro Van continues to make its controversial case for incineration

Weaved in with stories about Europe's challenges with recycling at a forum hosted by Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, waste management experts from the Netherlands and the UK made subtle recommendations...