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.)

Police investigating early morning pedestrian-involved collision

Vancouver Police Collision Investigation officers are on scene in the 3100 block Grandview Highway investigating a serious early morning pedestrian-involved collision. It’s still very early in the...

BCACG calls on Christy Clark to replace Rich Coleman in gaming portfolio

The province's gaming portfolio has followed Solicitor General Rich Coleman from ministerial position to ministerial position. Non-profits say it's time for Coleman to let this portfolio go.

COPE calls on Premier Designate Clark to de-link casino expansion from social services

COPE Councillors Woodsworth and Cadman announced today that they intend to bring forward a Motion before City Council calling upon Premier Designate Christy Clark to live up to her “Families First...

Montreal Jazz Festival line up

Festival International de Jazz de Montreal announces knock out line-up for 2011 summer festival. Tickets go on sale this Saturday.

NDP's Horgan pulls the plug on online gambling

Horgan vows to restore $30 million of funding to BC’s charities and non-profits "who were promised funding by the Liberals, then saw that promise disappear."

Police re-open 1977 investigation and search for woman's remains

Vancouver Police have opened an investigation into the disappearance of a woman who was last seen in 1977 after new information has come to light. This information has led police...

Canadian Dream: an immigrant's descent into drugs and gangs

Based on true events, Manmord Sidhu's feature film delves into the world of Indo-Canadian organized crime.

FCM’S Green Municipal Fund announcement for Greenest City 2020 Action Plan

Bob Long, a member of the national board of directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and of the Langley, BC, Township Council, and Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North...

What will Vancouver be like in 2020? Green.

Curious what it’s going to take to become the Greenest City in the world by 2020? Find out what thousands of people have said by checking out the draft Greenest City 2020 Action Plans here....

First homicide of 2011

The first homicide in Vancouver of 2011 took place tonight on Hornby Street, police reported.