Jenny Uechi

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

Greenpeace asks Elections Canada to investigate Ethical Oil

Greenpeace energy policy analyst Keith Stewart says Elections Canada should examine possible collusion between Ethical Oil and the Conservative Party.

Over 100 scientists and economists call for rejection of Keystone XL pipeline

Over 100 scientists and economists urged President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the Keystone XL tar sands in a letter today. The contested 1,897-km pipeline would have the...

Premier's ex-husband says Clark had insignificant ties to lobbying firm

From Mark Marissen's point of view, it's obvious that Clark has not been influenced by the firm's former clients.

Innuit youth post "sealfies" to school Ellen DeGeneres about traditional seal-hunting

Responding to U.S. talk show host Ellen DeGeneres' high-profile campaign against seal-hunting, social-media savvy Innuit youth posted "sealfies", explaining how seals were an integral part of...

Resilience is key to women's success in politics, former Australian PM Julia Gillard says

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was in Ottawa this weekend for the Broadbent Institute Progress Summit. Speaking to Raylene Lang-Dion from Equal Voice, a multi-partisan...

Complaint against RCMP and CSIS spying moves to the next level

Two complaints filed by the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service  are moving to the next level of...

BC voters will punish Harper if Enbridge pipeline approved: Nathan Cullen

Standing in front of a drawing of Prime Minister Stephen Harper shredding up a document, NDP Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen assured that the Tories would pay a heavy price for supporting the...

Alberta Premier Alison Redford announces resignation

Alberta Premier Alison Redford is resigning, as of Sunday, she just tearfully announced in Edmonton. "Too much time has been spent over the last few weeks on questions of loyalty,...

Peter Ladner on Metro Vancouver's garbage conundrum

With Metro Vancouver forging ahead with its plan to invest half a billion dollars in a new incinerator project to deal with the region's non-recycled waste, tension has been slowly rising in...

Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion application incomplete and unfit for hearings: Burnaby mayor

The City of Burnaby made a formal request to the National Energy Board to reject Texas-based oil giant Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project application on the basis that it is...