Jenny Uechi Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5188 en 'We came to Canada to escape terrorism': Iraqi Canadian group shocked by Ottawa attacks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/we-came-canada-escape-terrorism-iraqi-canadian-group-shocked-isil-inspired-attacks "We're against any aggressions. We escaped from our country&nbsp;because&nbsp;of these terror groups....it's sad," Iraqi Canadian Association president Dhiaa Raheem said, after news of the Ottawa...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/we-came-canada-escape-terrorism-iraqi-canadian-group-shocked-isil-inspired-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/we-came-canada-escape-terrorism-iraqi-canadian-group-shocked-isil-inspired-attacks#comments News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:52:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19912 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com B.C. Muslims condemn Ottawa terror attack http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-muslims-condemn-ottawa-terror-attack Daoud Ismail, chair of the Burnaby-based&nbsp;Masjid Al-Salaam and Education Centre, released a statement from B.C. Muslims condemning the Ottawa terrorist attack by Michael Zehaf Bibeau. Zehaf...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-muslims-condemn-ottawa-terror-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-muslims-condemn-ottawa-terror-attack#comments News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:44:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19925 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com RCMP releases video footage of Ottawa shooter running into Parliament http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/rcmp-releases-video-footage-ottawa-shooter-running-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... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/rcmp-releases-video-footage-ottawa-shooter-running-parliament#comments News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:50:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19921 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Ottawa terror payback for Harper's war in Iraq? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ottawa-terror-payback-harpers-war-iraq Canadians are on edge after the shootings in Ottawa, which comes one day after Canada sent war planes to Iraq and&nbsp;two days&nbsp;after an Islamic extremist killed one Canadian soldier and injured...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ottawa-terror-payback-harpers-war-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ottawa-terror-payback-harpers-war-iraq#comments News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:02:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19907 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Shooting at Parliament Hill: account from VO Ottawa correspondent http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/shooting-parliament-hill-account-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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/shooting-parliament-hill-account-vo-ottawa-correspondent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/shooting-parliament-hill-account-vo-ottawa-correspondent#comments News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:40:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19905 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Breaking: after pressure from Petronas, B.C. government sets LNG tax rate at 3.5% http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/after-pressure-petronas-bc-government-halves-lng-tax-rate-35 Two weeks after Malaysian state-owned gas giant Petronas threatened to delay its $11 billion LNG project in B.C., British Columbia announced it is cutting its proposed tax rate by half. According to...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/after-pressure-petronas-bc-government-halves-lng-tax-rate-35" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/after-pressure-petronas-bc-government-halves-lng-tax-rate-35#comments News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:53:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19899 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Ottawa's local opposition could spell trouble for Energy East pipeline proposal http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ottawas-local-opposition-could-spell-trouble-energy-east-pipeline-proposal As pipeline giant TransCanada&nbsp;prepares to file&nbsp;its&nbsp;application for a massive oil pipeline from&nbsp;Alberta to Quebec and New Brunswick, environmentalists say it could face a fight...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ottawas-local-opposition-could-spell-trouble-energy-east-pipeline-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ottawas-local-opposition-could-spell-trouble-energy-east-pipeline-proposal#comments News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:57:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19895 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Russian ship crisis near Haida Gwaii raises big questions about oil and LNG tankers http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/russian-ship-crisis-near-haida-gwaii-raises-big-questions-about-oil-and-lng-tankers Haida citizen Valine Crist asks: if B.C. can't respond quickly to the Russian ship, what would it do in the event of an oil or LNG tanker spill?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/russian-ship-crisis-near-haida-gwaii-raises-big-questions-about-oil-and-lng-tankers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/russian-ship-crisis-near-haida-gwaii-raises-big-questions-about-oil-and-lng-tankers#comments News bitumen Haida Gwaii LNG Russian tanker Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:20:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19885 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Haida Gwaii watchmen alarmed by Russian container ship adrift on northern BC coast http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/haida-gwaii-watchmen-alarmed-russian-container-ship-adrift-northern-bc-coast Haida Gwaii Watchmen program manager Anita (Upsy) Moody said the communities near Haida Gwaii are deeply concerned about the oil-laden Russian&nbsp;container ship&nbsp;adrift off the west coast of...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/haida-gwaii-watchmen-alarmed-russian-container-ship-adrift-northern-bc-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/haida-gwaii-watchmen-alarmed-russian-container-ship-adrift-northern-bc-coast#comments News Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:27:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19882 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Storm warning raises concerns as Russian ship carrying oil loses power near Haida Gwaii http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/storm-warning-raises-concerns-russia-tanker-carrying-oil-loses-power-near-haida-gwaii A tanker carrying hundreds of tonnes of bunker oil and diesel is adrift near Haida Gwaii on the northern coast of BC. The Russian carrier Simushir&nbsp;reportedly lost power&nbsp;overnight as it was... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/storm-warning-raises-concerns-russia-tanker-carrying-oil-loses-power-near-haida-gwaii#comments News Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:14:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19878 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com