Jenny Uechi Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5188 en Obama delays Keystone XL decision, again http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/obama-delays-keystone-xl-decision-again The announcement comes days after prominent Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, including former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, urged the Obama administration to reject the pipeline.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/obama-delays-keystone-xl-decision-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/obama-delays-keystone-xl-decision-again#comments News Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18574 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Laureen Harper dismisses missing Indigenous women issue while speaking at cat video festival (VIDEO) http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/laureen-harper-dismisses-missing-indigenous-women-issue-while-speaking-cat-video-festival-video "If you'd like to donate to animals, we'd love to take your money," Harper shot back at an audience member who interrupted her speech at an cat video festival in Toronto. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/laureen-harper-dismisses-missing-indigenous-women-issue-while-speaking-cat-video-festival-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/laureen-harper-dismisses-missing-indigenous-women-issue-while-speaking-cat-video-festival-video#comments News Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:12:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18573 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com On Charter's 32nd anniversary, Lost Canadians continue to be denied citizenship rights http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/charters-32nd-anniversary-lost-canadians-continue-be-denied-citizenship-rights Some legitimate Canadians -- including some First Nations individuals -- continued to be denied citizenship based on arbitrary factors such as their parent's gender. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/charters-32nd-anniversary-lost-canadians-continue-be-denied-citizenship-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/charters-32nd-anniversary-lost-canadians-continue-be-denied-citizenship-rights#comments News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:33:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18565 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com First Nations-led alternative to Enbridge Northern Gateway faces challenges http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/first-nations-led-alternative-enbridge-northern-gateway-faces-challenge-get-grassroots "I've never even heard of the Eagle Spirit project until Monday, and suddenly, it has First Nations' support?" A Burns Lake Band councillor questions consulting process around pipeline project. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/first-nations-led-alternative-enbridge-northern-gateway-faces-challenge-get-grassroots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/first-nations-led-alternative-enbridge-northern-gateway-faces-challenge-get-grassroots#comments News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:53:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18554 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Nobel Peace Prize Laureates call on Obama to reject Keystone XL http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nobel-peace-prize-laureates-call-obama-reject-keystone-xl “You stand on the brink of making a choice that will define your legacy on one of the greatest challenges humanity has ever faced -- climate change,” the Laureates wrote to Obama. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nobel-peace-prize-laureates-call-obama-reject-keystone-xl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nobel-peace-prize-laureates-call-obama-reject-keystone-xl#comments News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:19:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18530 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Dix grills Premier Clark over undisclosed post at private firm http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dix-grills-premier-clark-over-undisclosed-post-private-firm Can a person chair a company for several years, and claim to have never done work for them? BC NDP MLA Adrian Dix asks Premier pointed questions about her past business dealings. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dix-grills-premier-clark-over-undisclosed-post-private-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dix-grills-premier-clark-over-undisclosed-post-private-firm#comments News politics Sat, 12 Apr 2014 03:43:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18499 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Former BC Hydro CEO highlights potential bias by NEB member on Kinder Morgan panel http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/former-bc-hydro-ceo-highlights-potential-bias-neb-member-kinder-morgan-panel Marc Eliesen says it's "appropriate" for Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain NEB panel member David Hamilton to be disqualified. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/former-bc-hydro-ceo-highlights-potential-bias-neb-member-kinder-morgan-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/former-bc-hydro-ceo-highlights-potential-bias-neb-member-kinder-morgan-panel#comments News Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:18:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18507 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Former finance minister Jim Flaherty passes away "peacefully" in Ottawa http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/former-finance-minister-jim-flaherty-passes-away-peacefully-ottawa The former finance minister had distanced himself from politics only a month earlier, saying he would return to the private sector. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/former-finance-minister-jim-flaherty-passes-away-peacefully-ottawa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/former-finance-minister-jim-flaherty-passes-away-peacefully-ottawa#comments News politics Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:35:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18496 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Kinder Morgan mulls drilling through Burnaby Mountain for pipeline expansion http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kinder-morgan-mulls-drilling-through-burnaby-mountain-pipeline-expansion To avoid impact on neighbourhood where Kinder Morgan spilled oil in 2007, the company proposes a new route...through a mountain? <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kinder-morgan-mulls-drilling-through-burnaby-mountain-pipeline-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kinder-morgan-mulls-drilling-through-burnaby-mountain-pipeline-expansion#comments News TransMountain Pipeline Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:32:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18494 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Greenpeace asks Elections Canada to investigate Ethical Oil http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/greenpeace-asks-elections-canada-investigate-ethical-oil Greenpeace energy policy analyst Keith Stewart says Elections Canada should examine possible collusion between Ethical Oil and the Conservative Party. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/greenpeace-asks-elections-canada-investigate-ethical-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/greenpeace-asks-elections-canada-investigate-ethical-oil#comments News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:34:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18474 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com