Jenny Uechi

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

Friends of Science global warming ad

Richard Littlemore rips into Friends of Science's "dangerous" climate denial

As the protests against Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion raged on Burnaby Mountain, a curious ad denying fossil fuel-driven climate change appeared on the Tinseltown...
Gitxsan protesting LNG development in New Hazelton

Gitxsan chiefs blockade highway to protest government's LNG project approvals

Gitxsan hereditary chiefs blocked Highway 16 at New Hazelton, in northern B.C. on Saturday, to protest recent LNG project approvals by the BC Environmental Assessment Office. The chiefs say the...
Left: Kate Fink-Jensen and her mother, Kim. Right: Premier Christy Clark

British Columbia's premier shames parents for taking their kids to tar sands pipeline protest and crossing police line

Premier Christy Clark criticized two Burnaby families for letting their daughters cross a police line on Burnaby Mountain to protest Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain ...
John A. Macdonald

Lost Canadians file petition challenging federal government's interpretation of citizenship history

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May filed a petition today on behalf of the Lost Canadians, a citizenship advocacy group, challenging the federal government’s version of the...
Michigan, Kalamazoo spill by Enbridge. Photo via EPA

Liability insurance increase "just not on top of mind" for Enbridge, company president says

In a recent phone call for its Q3 earnings, Enbridge president Mark Maki said the company doesn't have plans to significantly increase its current liability insurance, despite the...
Kinder Morgan president Ian Anderson

Kinder Morgan president talks about "challenging" Burnaby Mountain protests (VIDEO)

Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson said in a new video today that the Burnaby Mountain protests have been a "challenging time" for people involved. During the protests on Burnaby...
Chief Stewart Phillip Tsleil-waututh Amy George arrest Burnaby Mountain Prystupa

RCMP responds with respect as Grand Chief arrested on Burnaby Mountain

RCMP: "You'll be violating the civil court injunction, and you'll be taken into custody and arrested. Do you understand?" Grand Chief Stewart Phillip: "Yes, I understand."
Lynne Quarmby and lawyer Jason Gratl key Kinder Morgan ruling - Jenny Uechi

"Fabulous" victory for Burnaby Mountain protesters as court rejects Kinder Morgan contempt charges

SFU molecular biology chair Lynne Quarmby beamed widely as Justice Austin Cullen announced at the B.C. Supreme Court that Kinder Morgan's request to extend the injunction date...
Rich Kinder and Kinder Morgan protest on Burnaby Mountain

As Kinder Morgan Inc. takes full control of Trans Mountain pipeline, big questions go unanswered

Kinder Morgan Inc. has finished its $76 billion transaction that brings the Trans Mountain pipeline fully under its control. But it failed to tell the NEB as required by law.
Valerie Langer at Burnaby Mountain protesting Kinder Morgan - Mychaylo Prystupa

Clayoquot Sound activists march to arrest at Kinder Morgan protest

"On days like today - when we stand up and say no more - we are giving form and voice to this constant conflict that is brewing just under the surface, every day," Karen Mahon said.