Jenny Uechi

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

Environment minister to fight for oil sands monitoring

In the face of ongoing criticism about oil sands, Alberta's government assures that it will set aside funds for monitering of environmental damage caused by the industry.  The Canadian...

Mayor looks to shut down Occupy Vancouver

Since the death of a young woman at the Occupy Vancouver protests, Mayor Gregor Robertson has stepped up efforts to have the Vancouver Art Gallery protest site shut down. ...

Reactions to death at #OccupyVancouver

The death of a young woman at the Occupy Vancouver protests sparked controversy on social media about the protest movement, which has been in Vancouver since October 15.   "Woman confirmed...

Weekend robbery in Point Gray golf club

Vancouver Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on October 30 at the Point Grey Golf and Country Club.  An armed, masked man entered an auction that was being held inside the Point...

Daylight savings begins Sunday

Canadians get to turn back the clock one more hour.

Vancouver Civic Election 2011: voting information

Vancouver Civic Election 2011: Where to vote, what the ballots look like, and everything you need to know to cast your vote on November 17 in Vancouver's municipal election.

No growth for Canadian housing market in 2012

Despite the busy housing market in Vancouver, analysts predict that housing won't be seeing much growth next year.  The Canadian Press has the story:  The Canadian housing market has...

Lady Gaga twitter champ, but Bieber not backing down

Bieber struggles to steal twitter supremacy from Gaga.

Vision Vancouver announces commitment to expanded transit service along Broadway Corridor

Vision Vancouver announced today that it would commit to expand public transit service in Vancouver, with a focus on the route along the 99-B-line on Broadway street. “The Vision Vancouver team...

2011 Canadian Online Publishing Awards: VO honoured in three categories

The Vancouver Observer won silver for the "best newsletter" category of the The Canadian Online Publishing Awards last night. It was also a finalist in the categories of "best overall online-only...