Jenny Uechi Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5188 en "A Disappearance in Damascus": Deborah Campbell's story about friendship and resilience in Syria http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/disappearance-damascus-deborah-campbells-story-about-friendship-and-resilience-syria Renowned nonfiction writer Deborah Campbell, who has traveled throughout the Middle East to write difficult and illuminating stories about the Middle East, depicts an intensely personal story about...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/disappearance-damascus-deborah-campbells-story-about-friendship-and-resilience-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Damascus Deborah Campbell refugee crisis Syria Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:55:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 23074 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "The Future is You and Me" project a shot in the arm for diverse young women in the arts http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/future-you-and-me-project-shot-arm-diverse-young-women-arts Have you ever noticed how a large chunk of Canadian artists are women (and of colour), but few are represented in prominent arts and culture&nbsp;leadership roles?&nbsp; In June, local writer and...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/future-you-and-me-project-shot-arm-diverse-young-women-arts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:56:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 23004 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Is Christy Clark punishing Vancouver public schools? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/christy-clark-punishing-vancouver-public-schools Vancouverites are paying more than enough in school taxes to keep their public schools open, so why is its school board declaring a budget shortfall?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/christy-clark-punishing-vancouver-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News B.C. education cuts budget shortfall Christy Clark deficit School Closures St. George's School surplus Vancouver School Board Sat, 07 May 2016 04:18:00 +0000 Elizabeth McSheffrey 22730 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Civil rights advocates push for equality at Rights and Freedoms March in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/civil-rights-advocates-push-equality-rights-and-freedoms-march-vancouver On a sunny Saturday morning in False Creek, the famed Tuskegee Airmen, wearing&nbsp;bright red jackets mingled with Chinese Canadian veterans in navy blue. They joined locals who had gathered for the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/civil-rights-advocates-push-equality-rights-and-freedoms-march-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Sun, 17 Apr 2016 01:31:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 22663 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Author Michael Harris calls Linda Solomon Wood's story on Israel: 'Brilliant. A knock-out piece of work.' http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/author-michael-harris-calls-linda-solomon-woods-story-israel-brilliant-knock-out-piece-work Editor-in-chief Linda Solomon Wood travels to Israel and Palestine to report on the peace movement in one of the world's most challenging conflict zones.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/author-michael-harris-calls-linda-solomon-woods-story-israel-brilliant-knock-out-piece-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:54:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 22455 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 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