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.)

Honourary Mayors Selected for Olympic Villages, Torch Might Face Protests, and World Record Set by Canadian Female Speed Skaters in Today's Olympic Round Up

VANOC Names Eight Honorary Mayors for Olympic and Paralympic Villages at 2010 Winter Games Today VANOC named eight individuals who will be honourary mayors as volunteers of the athlete villages...

City and First United Church Program Allows Homeless to Store Belongings

A facility at First United Church is proving to be a popular place for the temporary storage of carts and personal belongings, something residents of the Downtown Eastside say is critical to shelter...

Seven Pedestrians Struck Last Night by Cars in Separate Incidents, One Dies

Last night there were seven pedestrians struck in six separate motor vehicle collisions throughout the city, Vancouver Police Department reports. "We would like to remind people, as we did in our...

New Games Bylaw Strengthens Language to Protect Rights

Vancouver City Council will consider an updated 2010 Winter Games Bylaw that addresses their clear direction that the regulation must respect the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and ensure the ability...

Just in Time for Christmas Souvenir Transit Passes on Sale November 27

They’re lasting – and useful – souvenirs of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games – and make great stocking stuffers for Christmas.  TransLink’s six-week Games Transit Passes go on sale...

Temporary Hostel to Open December 4 for Visitors and Workers in Vancouver during 2010 Winter Games

The temporary hostel for the 2010 Winter Games will open its doors next week at the Eldorado Hotel in east Vancouver to provide low-cost accommodations for people seeking Games-related employment or...

Historic Vancouver Films Show for First Time

Films from the City of Vancouver Archives’ holdings dating back to 1926 and digitized at high resolution will be shown on a big screen for the first time. When: Sunday, November 29 at 2 pm Where:...

Get Your Blackout Curtains: Robotic Searchlights Create Canopy of Light During the Olympics

Vectorial Elevation to light up Vancouver nights during 2010 Winter Games. Worldwide online audience invited to create spectacular patterns of light in sky...

Public Board Meeting for Vancouver Public Libraries will Determine 2010 Budget Priorities

Vancouver Public Library Board trustees will be considering the Management recommendations regarding the funding gap of $1.354 million to the libraries. Management recommendations to be discussed...

Banyen Books Presents Author Kim Rosen: Saved by a Poem

Author Kim Rosen has a new book subtitled The Transformative Power of Words.