Jenny Uechi Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5188 en Town rejects solar panels, citing fears they would 'suck up' sun's energy and cause cancer http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/town-rejects-solar-panels-citing-fears-they-would-suck-suns-energy-and-cause-cancer The U.S. town council of&nbsp;Woodland, North Carolina&nbsp;voted against a rezoning proposal last week that would have paved the path for a solar farm. The town also voted for a&nbsp;moratorium on...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/town-rejects-solar-panels-citing-fears-they-would-suck-suns-energy-and-cause-cancer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News clean energy COP21 solar energy solar panels Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:36:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 22245 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Metro Vancouver's $517-million incinerator put on hold http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/metro-vancouvers-517-million-incinerator-put-hold Metro Vancouver announced on Thursday&nbsp;it will postpone its proposed $500 million waste-to-energy incinerator until further notice.&nbsp; The project sparked controversy over environmental...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/metro-vancouvers-517-million-incinerator-put-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fri, 11 Dec 2015 07:05:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 22229 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Observer exposé of domestic spying triggers federal hearings http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/observer-expos-domestic-spying-triggers-federal-hearings The spying was revealed in documents obtained in 2013. News BCCLA CSIS federal hearings Josh Paterson oilsands SIRC spying tar sands Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:02:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 21661 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Is Harper the worst PM in Canadian history? (Part 2) http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/harper-worst-pm-canadian-history-part-2 Is Harper the best prime minister in Canada's history—or the worst? Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey speaks with legal experts, reporters and Harper observers in part two of this landmark... News Bruce Livesey Canadian politics F-35 National Observer Stephen Harper Mon, 08 Jun 2015 23:52:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 21360 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Elizabeth May calls Harper legacy 'serial acts of vandalism' against public policy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/elizabeth-may-calls-harper-legacy-serial-acts-vandalism-against-public-policy Greens charge Harper with turning government system into 'an elected dictatorship'<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/elizabeth-may-calls-harper-legacy-serial-acts-vandalism-against-public-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News B.C. Green Party campaign Elizabeth May Harper administration Pete Fry Prime Minister public policy Wes Regan Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:58:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 21335 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Update: Expo SkyTrain fully restored, transit free for rest of today http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/expo-and-millennium-skytrain-service-disrupted-due-late-night-fire UPDATE 12:19 p.m. The Expo line has been fully restored, according to a TransLink news release.&nbsp; "As a goodwill gesture to our customers, TransLink announced this morning that transit would be...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/expo-and-millennium-skytrain-service-disrupted-due-late-night-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Expo Line Millennium line SkyTrain Vancouver public transit Fri, 22 May 2015 19:45:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 21298 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Oil spill in Burrard Inlet could cost Vancouver up to $1.2 billion: UBC report http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/oil-spill-burrard-inlet-could-cost-vancouver-12-billion-ubc-report A major oil spill in the Burrard Inlet could cost the city up to $1.2 billion in lost economic opportunities, according to a&nbsp;new UBC report. The UBC&nbsp;Fisheries Economics Research Unit...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/oil-spill-burrard-inlet-could-cost-vancouver-12-billion-ubc-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News City of Vancouver Kinder Morgan oil spill oil spill Vancouver Trans Mountain expansion Fri, 22 May 2015 19:28:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 21299 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Jeb Bush wants to see Harper win the 2015 election http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/jeb-bush-wants-see-harper-win-2015-election Jeb Bush, brother of former U.S. President George W. Bush and likely presidential candidate for the Republican Party, said he wants to see Stephen Harper re-elected in Canada. “I don’t know if it’s...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/jeb-bush-wants-see-harper-win-2015-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Thu, 21 May 2015 07:58:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 21291 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Robyn Allan urges premier to take back B.C.'s right to review Kinder Morgan expansion http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/robyn-allan-urges-premier-reclaim-bcs-right-review-kinder-morgan-expansion Economist and former ICBC CEO Robyn Allan challenged the B.C. government to announce its own review process of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Allan — one of Canada's most prominent...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/robyn-allan-urges-premier-reclaim-bcs-right-review-kinder-morgan-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News B.C. Government Enbridge Northern Gateway Kinder Morgan Premier Christy Clark Robyn Allan Trans Mountain Thu, 21 May 2015 04:02:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 21289 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Worst PM ever? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/worst-pm-ever Is Stephen Harper the worst prime minister ever, or the best to walk the earth? Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey speaks with historians, economists, and Harper observers for this seminal series... News Tue, 19 May 2015 21:35:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 21279 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com