Jim Chu

Financial insecurity, salmon, and God top Canadian headlines

 Canadians are feeling the impact of worldwide financial volatility.  Occupy protesters move out of Halifax's city hall, while in Vancouver, they remain, to the consternation of Police...

Mayor Gregor Robertson comments on Vancouver Riot Review report: live blog

"What happened that night had a terrible impact on our city," Mayor Gregor Robertson says, "particularly on the employees and businesses." He says he walked downtown hours after the riots happened. "...

Riot Review: lack of police not to blame

John Furlong and Doug Keefe released a review of the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, titled “The Night the City Became a Stadium”. The report blames alcohol and too many people in the viewing area, and...

Review into Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot to be released this week

Authors studied causes, police role, lessons learned (or not) from riot in '94 -- and how to avoid a repeat in future.

No comparison between Stanley Cup and London riots, say Vancouver police

London has more police and a speedier justice system, say defensive local officers.

Vancouver riots: an assault on Vancouver values

We first noticed a few puffs of light-coloured smoke billowing gently up into the blue night sky a few blocks away from our home. "That's near the post office," I said to Tom, my spouse. Then the...

A crash course guide to ten Chinese New Year traditions

Gung hay fat choy, dear VO readers, or best wishes and congratulations. By now, you may have clued in as to why there is a peculiar increase in Chinese food products at your local grocery store...

Asian-Canadian community outraged over Yao Wei Wu case

Separate investigation by Delta Police Department clears VPD Constables Florkow and London of wrongdoing.