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.)

City to host ‘unconference’ to discuss affordable housing and solutions for homelessness

The City of Vancouver, with assistance from guest speaker former Mayor and B.C. Premier Mike Harcourt, will hold a discussion about how we can create more affordable housing and find solutions...

Rape of Nanking author Iris Chang's memories live on in new biography

The world lost a brilliant historian and journalist on November 9, 2004 when a self-inflicted gunshot took the life of a young American writer, Iris Chang, author of the New York Times best-seller,...

Charges Laid Against Woman Who Robbed Elderly Man in DTES

A 32 year old Vancouver woman has now been charged after allegedly stealing money from the pocket of an elderly man who had fallen and injured himself.   Sherry Anne Nora Morisette is...

Vancouver police seeking witness to exposing incident

Vancouver Police are asking for witnesses to come forward in an exposing incident that happened late afternoon Tuesday, May 10th. Shortly after 5:30 p.m., an 11 year old girl and her five year old...

North America’s largest bhangra festival to liven up Vancouver's streets

International teams compete for $10,000 in prizes at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on May 14, 2011.

Vancouver police issue warning of sex offender's return to community

May 9, 2011 The Vancouver Police Department believes that compelling circumstances exist requiring the Department to warn the public that Dale Rolland Alexander will be residing in the City of...

New study on Vancouver's separated bike lanes

Consultants to determine how businesses along the paths have been affected, how negative impacts can be mitigated.

Cambie corridor plan endorsed in report by affordable housing expert

Densification will create affordable housing, lower health care spending and lessen the affordability gap that characterized the housing market in Vancouver in recent years, it says.

Woman robbed of iPod, cellphone in East Vancouver

Man grabbed her from behind, demanded contents of her bag, victim says.

Mayor Gregor Robertson congratulates successful Vancouver candidates

Vancouver municipal election 2011: "By having a diverse range of federal political representation, the issues and concerns of Vancouver’s citizens will have a strong voice in the House of Commons."