Jenny Uechi

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

Future of Keystone XL pipeline hangs in balance with U.S. midterm elections

As Americans head to the polls to vote in the midterm elections, many observers say the results could decide the future of Keystone XL, a controversial pipeline proposal by Calgary-based...

NPA's Kirk LaPointe comments on his relationship with Kinder Morgan

NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe met with Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson discuss the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, he told the Vancouver Observer today....

Former BC Hydro CEO calls NEB "industry captured", pulls out from Kinder Morgan hearings

A former BC Hydro CEO withdrew from the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion hearings, writing a scathing letter accusing the National Energy Board of "bias" in favour of pipeline approval...

NPA campaign promises would destabilize City's finances, Vision claims

Vision Vancouver city councillor and finance chair Raymond Louie said today that based on his "conservative" estimate, the NPA's campaign promises would add over $100 million to the city budget. "...

Barge carrying light diesel adrift on Beaufort Sea

A barge carrying diesel fuel is adrift in the Beaufort Sea, after it broke away from its tugboat during a severe storm earlier this week. The 134-foot barge was heading to Tuktoyaktuk in the...

'We came to Canada to escape terrorism': Iraqi Canadian group shocked by Ottawa attacks

"We're against any aggressions. We escaped from our country because of these terror groups....it's sad," Iraqi Canadian Association president Dhiaa Raheem said, after news of the Ottawa...

B.C. Muslims condemn Ottawa terror attack

Daoud Ismail, chair of the Burnaby-based Masjid Al-Salaam and Education Centre, released a statement from B.C. Muslims condemning the Ottawa terrorist attack by Michael Zehaf Bibeau. Zehaf...

RCMP releases video footage of Ottawa shooter running into Parliament

The RCMP released footage today of the shooter, alleged to be 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, running with his gun into Parliament on Wednesday. People are shown fleeing as the suspect ran, firing...

Ottawa terror payback for Harper's war in Iraq?

Canadians are on edge after the shootings in Ottawa, which comes one day after Canada sent war planes to Iraq and two days after an Islamic extremist killed one Canadian soldier and injured...
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Shooting at Parliament Hill: account from VO Ottawa correspondent

UPDATE: The shooter on Parliament Hill has been identified as 32-year-old Canadian-born Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, according to CBSNews. UPDATE: The soldier shot at the National War Memorial this morning...