Jenny Uechi Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5188 en Reject and Protect Cowboy and Indian Alliance protests Keystone XL pipeline in Washington http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/reject-and-protect-cowboy-and-indian-alliance-protests-keystone-xl-pipeline-washington An alliance of First Nations, farmers and ranchers take Washington by horseback.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/reject-and-protect-cowboy-and-indian-alliance-protests-keystone-xl-pipeline-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/reject-and-protect-cowboy-and-indian-alliance-protests-keystone-xl-pipeline-washington#comments News Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:43:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18615 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Elizabeth May slams Harper government's treatment of humpback whales http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/elizabeth-may-slams-harper-governments-treatment-humpback-whales Is the move a retaliation against the federal court's decision in favour of environmental groups? <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/elizabeth-may-slams-harper-governments-treatment-humpback-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/elizabeth-may-slams-harper-governments-treatment-humpback-whales#comments News Enbridge Northern Gateway environment Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:44:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18613 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Saskatchewan restaurant at centre of temporary foreign worker controversy issues statement http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/saskatchewan-restaurant-centre-temporary-foreign-worker-controversy-issues-statement Brother's Classic Grill and Pizza, the restaurant flooded with angry complaints over replacing veteran servers with temporary foreign workers, defends itself in a statement. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/saskatchewan-restaurant-centre-temporary-foreign-worker-controversy-issues-statement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/saskatchewan-restaurant-centre-temporary-foreign-worker-controversy-issues-statement#comments News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:22:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18611 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Kitimat Council votes 4-1 to oppose Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kitimat-council-votes-4-1-oppose-enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline The District of Kitimat Council voted April 22 to formally oppose the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, upholding the recent town plebiscite to reject the controversial pipeline. Mayor Joanne...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kitimat-council-votes-4-1-oppose-enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kitimat-council-votes-4-1-oppose-enbridge-northern-gateway-pipeline#comments News Enbridge Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:07:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 18603 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 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