Jenny Uechi

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

Toronto singer Christopher Stopa discovered by CNN through Radiohead Youtube mix-up

Serendipitous Youtube Radiohead mix-up leads to a long deserved discovery of one of Canada's best-kept secrets: baker Christopher Stopa's music is amazing. As amazing as Radiohead's.

No iPhone, no thanks: ungrateful Christmas gift recipients

Not getting the latest iPhone or iPad was apparently the biggest tragedy for some people this Christmas.

Alberta Ballet's Nutcracker opens tomorrow at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Alberta Ballet's gorgeous $1.5 million production of The Nutcracker was a jewel of a performance last year. It opens tomorrow a the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Fewer Canadians planning to hit stores on Boxing Day: survey

Planning to browse the bargains on Boxing Day? The line-ups may be shorter than you expect.

Where to ski and snowboard in B.C.

B.C.'s ski hills are among the world's best. Here's a list of good ski locations depending on your time and budget.

Helena Guergis sues Harper and Conservatives for defamation

Former member of Parliament Helena Guergis is suing Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Conservative MPs Shelly Glover and Lisa Raitt and other officials for defamation and other claims....

Kittens and cats: a Christmas giving guide

A short guide for helping orphaned kittens and abandoned cats this Christmas.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died. He was 69. The Korean Central Broadcasting Station (KCBS) announced that Kim died yesterday due to mental and physical exhaustion.  Kim came to power...

Justin Bieber's "Someday" perfume ad brings girl fans dreams to life

Bieber's new ad makes no sense, but he still manages to tap into his fans' biggest fantasies.

Thuy Yen "Jenny" Vu shot and killed in front of toddler

Less than 24 hours after the Davie Street shooting, a mother is shot and killed in Southeast Vancouver.