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.)

Update: Justin Sit, 25, and with schizoaffective disorder, found

Police say Justin has now been found.... The Vancouver Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 25 year old Vancouver man who was last seen leaving his home in the...

Vancouver Police Department's "Most Wanted" list

The VPD’s Con Air Top 10 list now only has seven fugitives, following a second arrest today. At about 11 a.m. this morning, beat officers in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside received an anonymous...

Homicide number nine victim identified: update

Vancouver Police have identified the victim of the city’s ninth homicide of 2011 as being 37-year-old Melanie Alexis O’Neill of Vancouver. Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on July 26, Vancouver Police...

Business gets innovative lift at Hollyhock

Where do Peter Robinson (Mountain Equipment Co-Op), Nina Utne (Utne Reader) and Terry McBride (Nettwerk Music Group) reveal their business secrets? At Hollyhock, Canada’s Leading Lifelong Learning...

BC Hydro stabilizing de-energized 500-kilovolt tower near Port Mann Bridge

BC Hydro will be using a low flying helicopter this afternoon as part of the work to install a guy wire (support wire) between the leaning 500 kilovolt transmission tower near the south...

Food processing and manufacturing CEOs gather in Vancouver over health and safety

The CEOs and senior executives of the food processing and manufacturing industries in BC will be getting together in Vancouver Oct. 27 to discuss health and safety and chart a way forward towards a...

Police seek missing woman Viviane Ascui

Vancouver Police are requesting the public's assistance to help find 46-year-old Viviane Ascui. Police are concerned for her safety as she has not had any contact with family or friends since...

BC Hydro update #3: Highway 1 and 7 re-opened

Following a "destabilized transmission infrastructure, crews have removed fallen cables from Highway 1 and 7, and BC Hydro says that United Boulevard will be cleared by this afternoon.

Pedestrian involved in collision passes away

A 52 year old Vancouver man that was critically injured in a collision at about 3 a.m. on June 26th in the 100 block E. Hastings Street has, sadly, succumbed to his injuries. His name is not being...

VPD investigate break-in to Royal Canadian Mint store

Detectives from the Vancouver Police Department Property Crime Unit are investigating a weekend break-in to the Royal Canadian Mint store in the 700 block Granville Street in which it’s believed...