Jenny Uechi

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

Vancouver City Council invests in childcare, jobs and support for vulnerable populations

Almost half a million dollars in funding was approved by Vancouver City Council yesterday, for investments in child care, jobs for vulnerable citizens, and improved safety and support for sex trade...

Shooting on Davie leaves one man injured

Victim sitting alone at time of shooting.

Vancouver set to wrap up its 125 Celebrations

The Vancouver 125 Celebrations, a series of cultural events and projects commemorating the city's 125th anniversary, is finally coming to an end. People still have a chance to catch the great...

China and Japan criticize Canada's Kyoto withdrawal

Chinese state-owned Xinhua news criticized Canada's formal withdrawal from the Kyoto protocol on Monday "irresponsible", while Japanese press suggested that Canada's withdrawal reflects the...

Spending Christmas away from home

Sometimes, a person can feel close to family without being home for the holidays.

Five arrested at Occupy Vancouver's port protest

Five protesters were arrested today for breach of the peace as today's "Occupy The Ports" protests, according to a police report. Occupy activists disrupted traffic and protested at throughout...

Columnist Christie Blatchford shames men for hugging

Blatchford is "mortified and appalled" by sight of boys hugging.

Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish plans to move to Major League Baseball

He's an A-list pitcher and sometime model for women's magazines.

VPD fugitive task force helps arrest suspected rioters

The Integrated Riot Investigation Team (IRIT) is getting more resources from the Vancouver Police Fugitive Task Force to arrest suspected rioters that have been formally charged and have...

MC Hammer tweets love for Justin Bieber

Hammer challenges anyone that mocks his Belieber status to step outside. Sadly, no takers yet.