Jenny Uechi

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

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Kitimat Council votes 4-1 to 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...

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.

Laureen Harper dismisses missing Indigenous women issue while speaking at 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.

On Charter's 32nd anniversary, Lost Canadians continue to 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.

First Nations-led alternative to Enbridge Northern Gateway faces challenges

"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.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates call on Obama to 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.

Dix grills Premier Clark over undisclosed post at 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.

Former BC Hydro CEO highlights potential bias by NEB member on Kinder Morgan panel

Marc Eliesen says it's "appropriate" for Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain NEB panel member David Hamilton to be disqualified.

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty passes away "peacefully" in Ottawa

The former finance minister had distanced himself from politics only a month earlier, saying he would return to the private sector.

Kinder Morgan mulls drilling through Burnaby Mountain for pipeline expansion

To avoid impact on neighbourhood where Kinder Morgan spilled oil in 2007, the company proposes a new route...through a mountain?