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.)

High risk sex offender James Edward Muldoon to reside in Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department believes that compelling circumstances exist requiring the Department to warn the public of a high risk sex offender being released from jail. He will be residing in...

Vancouver police arrest casserole solidarity protesters

Vancouver Police arrested seven peaceful protesters at a Casseroles demonstration in solidarity with the student movement in Quebec, charging them with both obstruction of justice and loitering....

Letter from law students and lawyers demands environmental changes be removed from Bill C-38

Environmental students and law professors unite to say no to changes to environmental laws proposed by Bill C-38.

Innovative building community management company launches a “crowdsourcing” approach to energy efficiency

BuiltSpace Technologies Corporation has launched their highly anticipated building community management system. Using social engagement to improve the sustainability of commercial, residential and...

Mayor Gregor Robertson on Occupy Vancouver

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson offers this statement on Occupy Vancouver:   “This Saturday, citizens from across Vancouver and throughout the Lower Mainland will gather downtown for the Occupy...

Evelyn Lau named Vancouver’s third Poet Laureate

The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library and the Vancouver International Writers Festival, is proud to announce celebrated local poet and author Evelyn Lau as Vancouver...

Vision Vancouver councillor introduces motion calling on province to fund emergency shelters this winter

Vision Vancouver Councillor Kerry Jang will move a motion at City Council next week calling on the Provincial Government to provide ongoing funding for the City’s HEAT shelters, reinforcing the...

Competition invites new ideas for future of Vancouver’s viaducts and Eastern Core

Creative minds with innovative and inspired ideas on the future of Vancouver’s viaducts and Eastern Core are invited to submit their visions to the re:CONNECT ideas competition.

Council approves Capital Plan; major investments in housing, parks, transportation

Vancouver City Council approved the 2012-2014 Capital Plan today, which identifies investment priorities for the City of Vancouver over the next three years.  The recommended $702 million plan...

Vancouver Aquarium's new temporary exhibit opens tomorrow

See Daisy today, and you'd never think that she was once a traumatized harbour porpoise, stranded and near to death at just four weeks old. This fall, discover some of the amazing and touching...