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Grand Theft Auto, Vancouver riots, and the deficit of the real

J.G. Ballard would have loved Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot. In fact he consistently imagined situations like this (and worse) in his dystopian novels and short fiction. In his novella Running...

Vancouver youth discuss 2011 Stanley Cup riot at forum

In response to the 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup Riot, youth from all across Metro Vancouver gathered at the downtown Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library to share their opinions with each...

Vancouver riots: a new Canadian’s hockey initiation

Somehow I thought coming to terms with the monarchy was my final stumbling block to becoming a Canadian. I’d forgotten all about hockey.

Vancouver riots: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Many are wondering how a crowd coming out to watch a spectator sport could turn into a mob.

Breakdown in authority: photos of Vancouver Stanley Cup riots

More dramatic photos of the Vancouver Canucks riot by Matthew Zylstra Sawatzky.

Vancouver riot: stupid young men

Let's not blame the game of hockey and its fans for the riot that followed the Vancouver loss in the Stanley Cup Final.  Or make the predictable mumbo-jumbo excuses  of ...

Riots in Vancouver after Canucks lose Stanley Cup: live blog and photos

The following is a live blog of the Vancouver riots compiled by twitter updates made by people witnessing the events taking place downtown.   Identify the perpetrators! Post and spread the word!...

Who pays for Vancouver's hockey riot damage?

On Wednesday night when the Canucks lost in game seven of the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins it was reminiscent of their 1994 defeat in game seven to the New York Rangers. The disappointing game...

Canucks loss deteriorates into mayhem

The stench of urine, feces, smoke and alcohol wafted in the air in front of CBC. Youth stood on building roofs, screaming "F-ck the Bruins!" Kids -- probably teenagers -- smashed windows of the...

Inside TD Gardens Game 6 Stanley Cup finals: Bruins fans mock Vancouver

 Back at the hotel after walking through thousands of happy Bruin fans.  Reminded me of after Game 5 in Vancouver.  Fans were high fiving each other and cars honking their horns....