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Jenny Uechi

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

Government may delay decision on Enbridge Northern Gateway: Rickford

The 209 conditions take a long time to consider, says Rickford.

Senator's speech praising "green" Fort McMurray goes viral

Senator praises Fort McMurray as an urban and environmentally conscious community.

Shootings at Yaletown and Science World

The latest in a spate of shootings that happened over past week.

Friends of Science billboard blames climate change on the sun

Friends of Science, a group that has long challenged the view that human activity is connected to global warming, has put up a billboard ad in Calgary blaming climate change on the sun.  "The...

"So, where in God's name is public health?" doctor asks, as toxic mercury levels in tarsands revealed

Study reviewed and published in Environmental Science and Technology journal suggests oil sands are "source of airborne (mercury) emissions to local landscapes and water bodies."

TransCanada temporarily shuts down southern leg of Keystone XL

The shut-down comes on the heels of pipeline safety regulators adding new construction requirements for Keystone XL.

A life cut short in Fort McMurray raises questions about cancer rates near oil sands

"I said to her, 'did you enjoy your life?' She said, 'Yeah, I did. I did enjoy my life, but I got robbed.’”

Conservative Party email complains about CBC "bias"

A fundraising email from Tory political operations director Fred DeLorey today spoke to Conservative Party supporters about CBC's bias against the Party. Text below: 

Conservatives defend suppression of debate

Opposition MP asks why the government doesn't just "tape every single mouth in this House" when presented with new time limits to debate the new citizenship bill.

California shootings reveal troubled culture

"I needed to feel worthy as a male. For so long I have felt worthless, and it's all girls' fault."