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.)

Act of kindness from Dalai Lama Center ensures inclusion at Peace Summit

Community leaders in Vancouver’s Downtown South will be part of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education’s Vancouver Peace Summit

City confirms support for Women’s Memorial March in February 2010

September 24, 2009: The City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Police Department, community and other partners want to confirm their support for the annual Women’s Memorial March and assure it will occur...

Park Board Chair announces retirement of General Manager Susan Mundick

September 15 , 2009 (No. 52) - Raj Hundal, Chair of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation announced today he has accepted a letter of retirement from General Manager Susan Mundick. “Susan has...

Vancouver Board of Education trustees call on provincial government to fully fund public education

Vancouver, B.C. – (September 9, 2009) – In support of its position that the education of our children and youth is the best investment of public funds, the Vancouver Board of Education passed a...

Top DJ's at New Forms

This year’s New Forms Festival brings together artists from a variety of creative sectors including electronic music, visual arts, and technology-based installations. "NFF09 revisits why we...

Queering Vancouver’s Histories

The Queer History Project commissioned The Portside, a film about the sheen of memory and a lesbian bar on skid row in 1974. By Megan Stewart Unaware of the routes they would chart for future...

Get coached in sustainability

Take advantage of 20 years of practical experience and results in coaching sustainability champions who are leading their organizations towards sustainability. This 2-day intensive course in...

Van's new front porch farmer's markets

A farmer's life is feast or famine. During the long hot days of summer, crops are flourishing and farmers' markets gathering twice a week to sell the bounty. Any harvest a farm can't sell now, will...

No Women’s Ski Jumping in 2010

The world will have to wait until at least 2014 to see women compete in ski jump events at the Winter Olympics. The British Columbia Supreme Court issued its judgment today in the case of 15 female...

And on the eighth day, God begettin' down

The Arts Club brings us God-approved pop: fun, entertaining, empty. Even the simple, playful satire of Altar Boyz is not enough to pierce its superficiality. by Megan Stewart Sinfully funny?...