Jenny Uechi Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5188 en Wealth gap in Canada far worse than people think http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/wealth-gap-canada-far-worse-people-think Canadians vastly underestimate the wealth gap in Canada and want a much more balanced distribution, according to The Wealth Gap,&nbsp;a new report by the Broadbent Institute. According to the poll of...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/wealth-gap-canada-far-worse-people-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/wealth-gap-canada-far-worse-people-think#comments News Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:42:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20373 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Harper government leaves $321 million for green programs unspent, while overspending on oil and gas http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/harper-government-leaves-321-million-green-programs-unspent-while-overspending-oil-and-gas The federal government neglected to spend $300 million in Parliament-approved funding for “environmentally responsible” programs last year, while overspending on programs to support the oil and gas...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/harper-government-leaves-321-million-green-programs-unspent-while-overspending-oil-and-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/harper-government-leaves-321-million-green-programs-unspent-while-overspending-oil-and-gas#comments News Harper Government oil and gas industry oil sands oil sands advertising Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:59:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20371 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 'Stuff your stockings with B.C. coal': Provincial Mining Minister says in Christmas message http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/stuff-your-stockings-bc-coal-province In an unusual news release titled&nbsp;"Stuff your stockings with B.C. coal",&nbsp;the provincial government urged British Columbians to keep coal in mind as one of the things to be grateful about...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/stuff-your-stockings-bc-coal-province" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/stuff-your-stockings-bc-coal-province#comments News Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:50:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20360 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com CEO explains why Science World is taking part in BC's LNG seminars [VIDEO] http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ceo-explains-why-science-world-taking-part-bcs-lng-seminars-video In a video interview, Science World CEO Bryan Tisdall explained that taking part in the B.C. government's LNG seminars is consistent with Science World's mission to educate the public about science...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ceo-explains-why-science-world-taking-part-bcs-lng-seminars-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/ceo-explains-why-science-world-taking-part-bcs-lng-seminars-video#comments News Les McDonald LNG seminars Squamish TELUS World of Science Tracker Productions Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:05:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20335 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian government takes legal action against Alberta First Nation famous for battling oil sands http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/indirect-bullying-feds-take-legal-action-against-alberta-first-nation-famous-oil-sands Athabasca Chipewyan among six First Nations being taken to court for defying a government order to publish audited financial statements online. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/indirect-bullying-feds-take-legal-action-against-alberta-first-nation-famous-oil-sands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/indirect-bullying-feds-take-legal-action-against-alberta-first-nation-famous-oil-sands#comments News Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Eriel Deranger Leonardo DiCaprio oil sands tar sands Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20320 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Richard Littlemore rips into Friends of Science's "dangerous" climate denial http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/richard-littlemore-rips-friends-sciences-dangerous-climate-denial As the protests against&nbsp;Kinder Morgan's&nbsp;Trans Mountain pipeline&nbsp;expansion raged on Burnaby Mountain, a curious ad denying fossil fuel-driven climate change appeared on the Tinseltown...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/richard-littlemore-rips-friends-sciences-dangerous-climate-denial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/richard-littlemore-rips-friends-sciences-dangerous-climate-denial#comments News Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20287 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Gitxsan chiefs blockade highway to protest government's LNG project approvals http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/gitxsan-blockade-highway-protest-governments-lng-project-approvals Gitxsan hereditary chiefs blocked Highway 16 at New Hazelton, in northern B.C. on Saturday, to protest recent LNG project approvals by the BC Environmental Assessment Office. The chiefs say the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/gitxsan-blockade-highway-protest-governments-lng-project-approvals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/gitxsan-blockade-highway-protest-governments-lng-project-approvals#comments News Gitxsan Hazelton LNG Madii Li Pacific Northwest LNG Petronas Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20305 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com British Columbia's premier shames parents for taking their kids to tar sands pipeline protest and crossing police line http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/premier-clark-shames-parents-who-let-kids-cross-police-line-burnaby-mountain Premier Christy Clark criticized two Burnaby families for letting their daughters cross a police line on Burnaby Mountain to protest&nbsp;Kinder Morgan's&nbsp;controversial&nbsp;Trans Mountain&nbsp;...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/premier-clark-shames-parents-who-let-kids-cross-police-line-burnaby-mountain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/premier-clark-shames-parents-who-let-kids-cross-police-line-burnaby-mountain#comments News Burnaby Mountain Christy Clark Kinder Morgan Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion Premier Clark Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20278 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Kinder Morgan president talks about "challenging" Burnaby Mountain protests (VIDEO) http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kinder-morgan-president-talks-about-challenging-burnaby-mountain-protests-video Kinder Morgan Canada&nbsp;president Ian Anderson said in a new video today that the Burnaby Mountain protests have been a "challenging time" for people involved. During the protests on Burnaby...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kinder-morgan-president-talks-about-challenging-burnaby-mountain-protests-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kinder-morgan-president-talks-about-challenging-burnaby-mountain-protests-video#comments News Burnaby Mountain protests Ian Anderson Kinder Morgan expansion Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion Trans Mountain Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20274 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Lost Canadians file petition challenging federal government's interpretation of citizenship history http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/lost-canadians-file-petition-challenging-federal-governments-interpretation-citizenship-history Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May filed a&nbsp;petition today on behalf&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Lost Canadians,&nbsp;a citizenship advocacy group, challenging the federal government’s version of the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/lost-canadians-file-petition-challenging-federal-governments-interpretation-citizenship-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/lost-canadians-file-petition-challenging-federal-governments-interpretation-citizenship-history#comments News Citizenship Minister Jason Kenney Don Chapman Elizabeth May Federal Government Lost Canadians Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 20273 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com