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Jenny Uechi

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

"Divest it like it's hot": music video pushes divestment from fossil fuels

If a business gets an attitude, drop 'em like it's hot, say Santa Clara University students in a music video that takes inspiration from Snoop Dogg (Lion, these days).

John Horgan named new leader of BC NDP

John Horgan has been acclaimed the new Leader of the BC NDP and Leader of BC’s Official Opposition. “Today, New Democrats are uniting behind John Horgan’s strong leadership,” said Craig Keating...

Oil train derails and catches fire in Virginia (BREAKING)

About 15 CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed around 2:30 p.m. EDT today, causing three cars to catch fire near the James River in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, leading to the evacuation of...

Ratify FIPA already, departing Chinese ambassador urges

“Australia is a similar country to Canada. If Australia can do it, why not Canada?”

Vancouver to call on federal government for open hearings in Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion review

Mayor supports economist Robyn Allan's motion to make hearings more transparent.

Sacred Web Conference contemplates the role of religion in a secular age

Art will play a big role in bringing a sense of the sacred back to people's lives, revered Muslim scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr said.

Neil Young, Rueben George and Daryl Hannah fire up crowd at anti-Keystone XL protest in Washington

Rock legend Neil Young and Sundance Chief from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Rueben George, rallied thousands against the controversial oil pipeline.

Cowboy and Indian Alliance protests Keystone XL pipeline in Washington

An alliance of First Nations, farmers and ranchers take Washington by horseback.

Elizabeth May slams Harper government's treatment of humpback whales

Is the move a retaliation against the federal court's decision in favour of environmental groups?

Saskatchewan restaurant at centre of 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.