Jenny Uechi

Jenny Uechi is Managing Director of Observer Media Group.  She is a special reports writer for National Observer.

Affidavit casts doubt over downtown Vancouver casino proposal

Paragon Gaming, which is at the centre of a major casino proposal in Vancouver,  was strongly criticized by an Albertan First Nation for failing to live up to its casino and hotel agreements....

In Hartley Bay, sunken B.C. ferry fuels distrust of Enbridge pipeline proposal

Hartley Bay, a tiny northern B.C. village, feels like a place from another era. In this village of under 200 people, no SUVs or highways are to be seen -- only boats and quads rolling gently on...
Jim Prentice, the new premier designate of Alberta with Enbridge ties

Jim Prentice selected as Premier designate of Alberta

What are the implications for the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project?

Oil spill simulation gets locals talking about possibility of crude along the Salish Sea

Vancouver-based artist Tamara Phillips was out swimming with her partner near Stanley Park sea on a hot, sunny Wednesday, when her eye caught a glimpse of a yellow card, floating along the...

Darren Aronofsky finds Biblical lessons in the tar sands

Canada's laissez-faire approach toward the tar sands reminded Darren Aronofsky of America's attitude toward Wall Street.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden

Shell CEO accepts ice bucket challenge from Leonardo DiCaprio to oil sands executives

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge, issued in a video by actor Leonardo DiCaprio and First Nations and environmental advocates.  The Oscar-nominated star was...

Toronto Star's Heather Mallick blasts Conservatives' 'paranoid' comments about her column

Award-winning Toronto Star columnist Heather Mallick hit back against the Conservative Party's angry criticism of her recent column in a fundraising pitch to supporters. In an...
Susan Ellard

Kelowna oncologist wants an energy strategy for Canada based on reality of climate change

Susan Ellard has explored the issues surrounding climate change and found a difference between what you know... and what you think you know.

Trudeau Liberals whip Harper Conservatives, while NDP holds steady: poll

Support for the Tories falls dramatically in Quebec region.

Grimes rocks Tar Sands Reporting Project T-shirt at FYF fest concert

Acclaimed musician and visual artist Grimes was seen sporting the Vancouver Observer's Tar Sands Reporting Kickstarter Project at the FYF Fest in Los Angeles...