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 chief to take questions from public on "Tweet the Chief"

On the evening of Thursday, September 22, 2011, at 7 p.m., a new chapter in the history of the Vancouver Police Department will be written when Chief Constable Jim Chu faces the public in a precedent...

Board of Trade Co. fashion boutique opening party tomorrow

Chinatown’s latest addition is The Board of Trade Co, a concept clothing boutique that aims to highlight and support Vancouver’s growing creative community. Located at 227 Union Street, the...

Arts impresario David Y.H. Lui's death mourned by arts community

It is with great sadness that Vancouver’s arts community learned today of the passing of noted impresario and producer David Y.H. Lui.   A cultural icon, Lui, who was 67, was a prominent member...

Theatre schools and Vancouver Board School unite to repair Carleton School House

Tomorrow Vancouver Board School andeducational theatre companies will announce the launch of a fundraising campaign to remodel and inhabit the heritage building, Carleton School House.

Robertson: Aboriginal law expert to join Vision park board for November's elections

Vision Vancouver announced today that Niki Sharma, a Vancouver lawyer with experience in aboriginal and environmental issues, will be joining the Vision Park Board team in this November’s election...

Charges laid in Vancouver’s fifth homicide of 2011

A charge of manslaughter has been laid against 30-year-old Jermaine Anthony Carby in relation to   Vancouver’s 5th homicide of 2011. 50 year old Gerald David Haakmat had been...

Diversity key to attracting 7,000 students to Vancouver International Writers Festival

More than 7,000 Vancouver-area students from kindergarten to Grade 12 will have the chance starting Monday (Sept. 12) to hear and talk with their favourite authors face to face.  Tickets for...

Running shoe with human foot in it found in Vancouver's False Creek

Human remains found in shoe, washed up on shores of downtown Vancouver.

Cohen Commission: classified salmon farm disease data released

Yesterday, in a historic moment for the coast of British Columbia, the lawyer representing the Province of B.C. at the Cohen Commission retracted her objection to the release of salmon farm disease...

Sexual assault near 29th Ave. Station

 Vancouver Police are issuing a public warning after a young woman was sexually assaulted while walking home from the 29th Avenue SkyTrain Station late Saturday night. Shortly before...