Jenny Uechi Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5188 en BC and China sign MOU to allow foreign workers to expand LNG industry http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-and-china-sign-mou-allow-foreign-workers-expand-lng-industry B.C. and China have&nbsp;signed a memorandum of understanding&nbsp;that will bring foreign workers, if needed, to help build the province's growing LNG industry.&nbsp; The agreement reads:&nbsp; "The...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-and-china-sign-mou-allow-foreign-workers-expand-lng-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-and-china-sign-mou-allow-foreign-workers-expand-lng-industry#comments News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19477 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com TransCanada pipeline contractors 'evicted' again in BC's north http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/transcanada-crew-evicted-unist-ot-en-camp "Your equipment will be confiscated if you try to return," said a masked protester to contractors doing prep work for pipelines to proposed LNG terminals.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/transcanada-crew-evicted-unist-ot-en-camp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/transcanada-crew-evicted-unist-ot-en-camp#comments News TransCanada Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:10:00 +0000 Mychaylo Prystupa 19467 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "The sound of awakening in the time of climate change is a sob," Stephen Jenkinson tells audience at fundraiser for Wakan Tanka film http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/stephen-jenkinson-talks-about-grief-age-climate-change-wakan-tanka-fundraiser “We rarely talk about loss, grief, and climate change. The losses come in many forms...Some of us may have chosen changes in lifestyles to reduce our carbon footprint; it is something we do out of...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/stephen-jenkinson-talks-about-grief-age-climate-change-wakan-tanka-fundraiser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/stephen-jenkinson-talks-about-grief-age-climate-change-wakan-tanka-fundraiser#comments News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:19:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19448 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Metro Van continues to make its controversial case for incineration http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/metro-van-continues-make-its-controversial-case-incineration Weaved in with stories about Europe's challenges with recycling at a forum hosted by Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, waste management experts from the Netherlands and the UK made subtle recommendations...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/metro-van-continues-make-its-controversial-case-incineration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/metro-van-continues-make-its-controversial-case-incineration#comments News Metro Vancouver organics ban recycling waste-to-energy incinerator Wosk Centre for Dialogue Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:07:00 +0000 Mike Chisholm 19459 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com CRA smacks PEN Canada with audit in latest of Harper government's attack on charities http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cra-targets-pen-canada-latest-harper-governments-attack-progressive-charities PEN leadership defiant. "We won't be cowed."<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cra-targets-pen-canada-latest-harper-governments-attack-progressive-charities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cra-targets-pen-canada-latest-harper-governments-attack-progressive-charities#comments News attacks on democracy Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:18:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19458 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Thousands stranded as SkyTrain Expo and Millennium Line stopped in tracks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/skytrain-expo-and-millennium-line-closed As rush hour approaches, SkyTrain staff have closed the gates for Expo and Millennium Line SkyTrain stations for public safety. The Canada Line is not affected. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/skytrain-expo-and-millennium-line-closed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/skytrain-expo-and-millennium-line-closed#comments News VAncouver Translink Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:27:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19454 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Island Timberlands logs old-growth forests near Port Alberni http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/island-timberlands-logs-old-growth-forests-near-port-alberni Conservationists expressed alarm over a logging company's logging of rare old-growth Douglas Fir trees near Port Alberni. Island Timberlands had reportedly logged a hundred-metre wide section of old-...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/island-timberlands-logs-old-growth-forests-near-port-alberni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/island-timberlands-logs-old-growth-forests-near-port-alberni#comments News Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:17:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19428 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Guy Dauncey gets ready for a "solar tsunami" http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/guy-dauncey-gets-ready-solar-tsunami Writer and climate change speaker Guy Dauncey says the future will be in solar energy. First in a series brought to you by The Tar Sands Reporting Project's crowd-sourced funders. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/guy-dauncey-gets-ready-solar-tsunami" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/guy-dauncey-gets-ready-solar-tsunami#comments News tar sands reporting project Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:03:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18738 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Announcing candidacy, NPA mayoral hopeful Kirk LaPointe promises more transparency at City Hall http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/announcing-candidacy-npa-mayoral-hopeful-kirk-lapointe-promises-more-transparency-city-hall NPA candidate promises more transparency and says his party isn't the party of "angry old white men" that Mayor Gregor Robertson called it.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/announcing-candidacy-npa-mayoral-hopeful-kirk-lapointe-promises-more-transparency-city-hall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/announcing-candidacy-npa-mayoral-hopeful-kirk-lapointe-promises-more-transparency-city-hall#comments News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:26:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19420 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com CNRL's 'uncontrollable' bitumen spill in Alberta may have been caused by business as usual http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cnrls-uncontrollable-bitumen-spill-alberta-may-have-been-caused-steaming The 12,000 barrel bitumen leak could have been caused by the company's own steaming practices.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cnrls-uncontrollable-bitumen-spill-alberta-may-have-been-caused-steaming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cnrls-uncontrollable-bitumen-spill-alberta-may-have-been-caused-steaming#comments News Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:14:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 19418 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com