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Jenny Uechi

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

Conservative MP slams West Van vote to ban LNG tankers from Howe Sound

"I am a firm believer that the environment is the economy," said MP John Weston.

Imperial Metals wanted to detoxify Mount Polley tailings, but overlooked underlying problems

The mine was actively trying to find methods to make its tailings safer for the environment. Why didn't it deal with the issue of finding a place to safely discharge its water?

Amid selfie storm, Trudeau promises more action on citizenship bill

Like commuters on a rush-hour train in Tokyo, people pushed and shoved against each other to get close to Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau during his brief visit to Douglas Park on Monday. In...

Calgary Flames co-owner also major investor in Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine

N. Murray Edwards, one of Canada's wealthiest oil and mining tycoons and a co-owner of the Calgary Flames NHL team, is a major investor in Imperial Metals, the company that owns the Mount Polley mine...

Trudeau promises no Northern Gateway if he beats Harper in 2015

But he's not opposed to all pipelines.
Christianne Wilhelmson

Christianne Wilhelmson wants politicians to take bolder steps toward a future in balance with nature

As the executive director of the Georgia Strait Alliance, a citizen's group dedicated to protecting the coastal waters of the Strait of Georgia, Christianne Wilhelmson thinks a lot about how to...

Vancouver Pride Parade kicks off this afternoon

Vancovuer's annual Pride Parade will kick off at 12:30 p.m. today at Robson and Thurlow street. Originally held as a protest for LGBTQ rights over 30 years ago, the Vancouver Pride Parade now has...

Eli Pivnick sees a future with less jet-setting, more local living

Eli Pivnick has faith in resilient local communities to create a future that doesn't depend on fossil fuels.