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.)

H20 Concert Coming on June 20th to Vancouver

Saturday, June 20th at 5:00pm Unity of Vancouver 5840 Oak Street, join millions of people around the world to celebrate and honour water. Everyone understands the importance of pure water. But does...

Is Cambie-Style Construction Chaos Coming to Kits?

A community group will hold a Town Hall-style meeting on a proposed, massive Broadway corridor transit project.

Temporary Foreign Workers on RAV Line Construction Win Suit

From www.bcbuildingtrades.org A BC Human Rights Tribunal decision today that temporary foreign workers on the Canada Line rapid transit project were discriminated against will force employers and...

Work Less Campaign Wheels To Roll in High Theatrical Style

Flanked by beauty queens and party sponsors, Work Less Party mayoral hopeful Max Profit will be making a showdown in the last rush of civic campaign demonstrations. His mayoral campaign car will be...

City Had No Right to Withhold Olympic $100M Loan Info: Pivot

Pivot Legal Society has filed a complaint with the Provincial Ombudsman alleging that the City of Vancouver did not have legal authority to withhold information from the public about a $100m Olympic...

Groups Say DVBIA, Civil City Actions Discriminatory

Pivot Legal Society, VANDU and the United Native Nations have filed a Human Rights complaint against the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA) and Geoff Plant in his...

San Francisco Homelessness Solutions Suggested for Vancouver

Three young authors had plenty of advice to offer the City of Vancouver on how to address the growing issues of a lack of affordable housing and a growing homelessness crisis yesterday. The authors...

Pivot Complains To UN About Van Single Room Occupancy

Pivot Legal Society, together with the Carnegie Community Action Project and the Impact of the Olympics on Community Coalition launched a complaint to the United Nations this week on the living...

Cool Jobs: Work for Renewal Partners and Endswell Foundation

Renewal Partners, a seed capital company, and Endswell Foundation, a private foundation, foster complementary missions to utilize early stage investing and strategic charitable grant making to...

Canada Overall Crime Rate Drops, Homicide Rate Rises

From CBC Canada's national crime rate dropped five per cent last year, but serious crimes such as homicide, attempted murder, assaults and robbery are on the rise, according to a Statistics Canada...