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.)

Peace Labyrinth atop SFU’s Burnaby campus

Coinciding with the dawning of the summer solstice, a free public ceremony with spoken word, performing artists and candlelight will open a Peace Labyrinth atop SFU’s Burnaby campus on June 21 at 7 p...

Salish Sea at highest risk of an oil spill in Canada

Georgia Strait Alliance responds to the Tanker Safety Expert Panel report.

Tanker safety report obscures truth

Canada remains unready to deal with supertankers on the BC coast.

Final weekend for acclaimed play "Salmon Row"

There are only four nights left to catch Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor Nicola Harwood’s highly acclaimed play, Salmon Row, put on by theatre company Mortal Coil...

Margaret Atwood, Will Self at this year's Vancouver Writers Fest: biggest lineup ever

Are you a writer, or a book fanatic? Keep your October calendar open for this year's incredible Vancouver Writers Fest with over 80 events.

Two urban farms face closure due to pressure from developers

Real Estate Firm wants two Kerrisdale community farm sites vacant for high rise development at 41st and Blenheim.

TransLink announces fare tariff changes

Changes aim to make system more equitable.

Premier Christy Clark sworn in as Westside-Kelowna MLA

Premier Christy Clark is officially sworn in as the MLA for Westside-Kelowna today in Vancouver.

Surrey woman arrested for abduction of baby

Sarah June Maryskag from Surrey has been remanded in custody following the abduction of a 4 month old baby boy. At approximately 8:30 pm, July 10, 2013, two women left a Surrey apartment...

Police targeting noisy pipes

 Vancouver Police are targeting noisy exhaust pipes on motorcycles and cars after receiving dozens of complaints about excessive noise. The goal of the campaign is to target motorcycles and cars...