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Jenny Uechi

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

CBC's PJ Stock speculates Malhotra to make big comeback in Stanley Cup final

"The puck's going to be bouncing around, the building's going to be crazy, it's going to be awesome." With the big Canucks-Bruins match just hours away, the Stanley Cup playoffs CBC sports reporter...

Grimes' ethereal sound captivates online audience

She looks like a punk rock pixie, her self-taught sound is like Enya on acid, and at the rate she's gathering fans online, she may just be the next big thing in Canadian music.

Bruce Allen, Dan Mangan predict Stanley Cup playoffs

"Canucks! Kesler!" Vancouver musician Dan Mangan tweeted to the Vancouver Observer with his predictions about the winner of the Stanley Cup playoffs and the Most Valuable Player. With the...

Huffington Post forces Canadians into national ghetto (then lets them out)

Corporate American giant, AOL, denies Canadians the real Huffington Post. Commentators fume.

Don Cherry in a black jacket

Who would have known that the elegant-looking guy near the exit of Rogers Arena was the Coach himself? I had eyed a gentleman in a dark long coat and hat, looking like a detective from L.A....

Leading realtor calls Vancouver's housing market "unhealthy"

Leading real estate professionals react to yesterday's news that home prices in Vancouver now exceed New York and London's. "A lot of people are going to get burned," Andrew Hasman says.

City launches affordable housing campaign

Yesterday, City Hall launched a new city-wide engagement campaign,  Talk Housing With Us, focused on affordable housing. The website features a forum which allows users to post their...

Lawyers, doctors and addicts at public forum urge Vancouver to save Insite

"I believe this is an issue coming about our collective humanity," Portland Hotel Society director Liz Evans said at a public forum last night about Insite, the safe injection site that serves...

$5-million HST ad campaign "ridiculous," says Fight HST leader

Last week, the B.C. government kicked off its $5-million HST information campaign. The ads, which feature "stickman" figures arguing about whether HST is better for the province than PST and GST,...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn "a sexual maniac": UBC prof

"He's a sexual maniac," Farid Laroussi, a French studies professor at UBC, said of the disgraced IMF chief. "This has nothing to do with cheating and mistresses. He has a real problem."