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.)

Canadian carsharing groups applaud candidates walking the talk

DECISION 2011: Many are joining in the environmental movement, organizers say.

Provocative "Prodigals" to hit the stage in May

Six young underachievers find their world of drinking, sarcasm and missed opportunities flipped upside down when a former friend returns from Toronto to testify at a local trial.

Cops hunt for teen suspects after senior is robbed

Elderly woman says pair grabbed her bag after pretending to ask a question.

Missing methadone recovered

Drug-infused juice mixture stolen from Vancouver pharmacy.

Vancouver police make year's fourth homicide arrest

Victim suffered serious head injuries during beating in Downtown Eastside

Vancouver cops seek methadone thief

Robber hit up Downtown Eastside pharmacy for jugs of drug dissolved in juice drink

BC Book Prize winners

George Bowering takes the Lt-Governor's award for literary excellence

Why the Conservatives don't deserve the "ethnic vote": Community leaders speak out

DECISION 2011: The Liberal party takes aim at the Conservative party's claim to being friendly to immigrant issues in a press release distributed today.

Non-residential construction gets big boost in February, builder's group says

Non-residential construction continued to lead the way in B.C. with 54 per cent growth in February 2011, according to building permit numbers released today by Statistics Canada.  “Construction...