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Province, City of Vancouver and Vancouver Police Board announce independent review board

The Province, City of Vancouver and Vancouver Police Board today announced details of the scope of an independent review of the planning and activities that led up to, and the violence that...

Vancouver Police Integrated Riot Investigation Team calls for rioters to turn themselves In

The Vancouver Police led Integrated Riot Investigation Team has been created to launch a massive and unprecedented investigation designed to identify and apprehend those responsible for criminal...

Council approves investments to strengthen and build Downtown Eastside

Vancouver City Council today approved $194,160 in funding for seven community and social economic development projects in the Downtown Eastside, which is expected to leverage an additional $360,000...

City prepares for Game 6 Fan Zone fun

The City of Vancouver and CBC Fan Zones will be full of anticipation and excitement this afternoon as hockey fans hope today is the day the Vancouver Canucks win the Stanley Cup. Georgia Street...

City to use legal injunctions to protect low-income housing

First time injunctions to be used on SRO Hotels

Stanley Cup Game 4 wrap up from Vancouver's Police

Vancouver Police Constable Jana McGuinness says crowds in the downtown core reached about 25,000 tonight.  There were no significant incidents, other than arrests of two men with pepper spray...

VPD's Stanley Cup Game 3 recap

Vancouver Police are reporting that about 35,000 people came downtown last night to take in Game 3. With less people than games 1 and 2 and a Canucks loss to send people home early, the streets were...

Vancouver Not Vegas to Christy Clark: Do you really put families first?

Vancouver Not Vegas calls on Clark to suspend expensive advertising campaigns for the BC Lottery Corporation and invest money in Vancouver Children’s Festival and 1,500 other BC charities.

Bruins run ends here: Mayor Robertson to Mayor Menino

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson announced today that a wager has been set with Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino over the Canucks/Bruins series.