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.)

VANOC Confirms Board Leadership and Updates on Progress and Remaining Challenges

The board of directors for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) received a comprehensive update on Games-time planning today, including the need...

Vancouver Park Board Proposes Service and Program Changes to Meet 2010 Budget Shortfall

The Vancouver Park Board has proposed a range of service and program changes to address a $2.8 million operating budget shortfall for 2010. The changes are part of a strategy to meet the $60 million...

2009 Festival of Lights: Light Therapy to Banish the Blahs

At this time of year it’s dark, cold and damp. Some of us get up in the dark and come home in the dark. Our energy sags, we feel like cocooning and dreams of sunlit beaches dance in our heads. The...

Winners of City Cultural Harmony Awards to be Honoured

The City will honour achievements by Vancouver Adapted Music Society and children and families advocate, Joy Manuel, winners of the 2009 Cultural Harmony Awards: Tuesday, November 17, 2009  3:30...

City Event Discusses How to Prevent Harmful Drug Use

As part of the on-going Four Pillars Coalition series, Bruce Alexander, an internationally recognized leader in addictions research, will lead a conversation on creating a culture of addiction...

City joins Olympian to present sports equipment to students

New soccer equipment and sports bags created from the City of Vancouver’s retired Olympic and Paralympic banners were presented to Elsie Roy Elementary School students today as part of Active...

Translink Reports: Commercial Broadway Station Elevator/Escalator Upgrade

Greater accessibility, better use of platform space and more natural light are features of the newly upgraded Commercial-Broadway Station, which was officially opened today. “This re-design reflects...

Translink Press Release: Stuff a Skytrain with Food

Making it easier to give this holiday season Wondering how you can support needy families in your community this busy holiday season? BC Rapid Transit Company (responsible for SkyTrain & West...

Stabbing in Kitsilano

 A thirty-six-year-old Burnaby man is recovering from non-life threatening injuries after he was stabbed overnight in the 2800 block of W. 4th Avenue. The man called 9-1-1 himself after an...

Council to Receive Budget Proposals for Tough Economic Times

Vancouver City Council will receive information Tuesday on proposed budget measures that will focus the City on its key services while keeping taxes very low. Although spending on services across...