Press Release

A press release, news release, media release, or press statement is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something claimed as having news value. Typically, they are mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to assignment editors at newspapers, magazines, radio stations, television stations, and/or television networks. Commercial press release distribution services, such as PR Newswire, PR NewsChannel and Business Wire, are also used to distribute them. (From Wikipedia.)

Premier Christy Clark sworn in as Westside-Kelowna MLA

Premier Christy Clark is officially sworn in as the MLA for Westside-Kelowna today in Vancouver.

Surrey woman arrested for abduction of baby

Sarah June Maryskag from Surrey has been remanded in custody following the abduction of a 4 month old baby boy. At approximately 8:30 pm, July 10, 2013, two women left a Surrey apartment...

Police targeting noisy pipes

 Vancouver Police are targeting noisy exhaust pipes on motorcycles and cars after receiving dozens of complaints about excessive noise. The goal of the campaign is to target motorcycles and cars...

BC government investing $4 million to support women in trades throughout BC

Over the next decade, there will be an estimated one million job openings in B.C. in many sectors, including liquefied natural gas, mining and mineral exploration, and shipbuilding, according to a...

City of Vancouver makes record investment in child care

A new report presented to City Council today outlined the largest increase in child care funding in the City’s history, as the 2012 budget surplus - $5 million – was invested into the Childcare...

How much did Harper spend on Keystone XL pipeline promotion?

The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) is calling for a full accounting of the public money spent lobbying in favour of the highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline,...

Police release composite sketch of man involved in DTES sex worker assault

Police seek public assistance to find a man who beat and tied up a sex worker in the Downtown Eastside.

Artists express sadness as Waldorf creative team announces plans to leave building

Saturday, January 19 will be the final night programmed by Waldorf Productions at the Waldorf Hotel. In the following days, the Creative Team will be moving their assets out of the complex and...

City announces launch of new creative space with The Arts Factory

Vancouver City Council has awarded the lease of a City-owned warehouse at 281 Industrial Avenue to The Arts Factory, comprising Great Northern Way Scene Shop and Arts Factory Society, to be used...

Arts Club's White Christmas: The Musical

Throw on your favourite Christmas sweater and get ready for a White Christmas, like no other.