Stanley Cup Riot

Good Samaritan Recalls Hockey Riot Beating

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When the Vancouver Canucks lost to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final nearly three years ago, Robert MacKay was disappointed, but ...

EVEN MORE Riot Charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Nineteen more people have been charged for their alleged involvement in Vancouver's Stanley Cup Riot that made international headlines in ...

Man Sentenced In 'Most Serious' Riot Case

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A 29-year-old Vancouver man has been sentenced to eight months in jail for his role in the 2011 Stanley Cup riot.In passing sentence Tuesd...

Stanley Cup Riot Hero Charged

CBC | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A New Westminster, B.C., man who was honoured as a hero of Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot has been charged with refusing to fill out the 2011 censu...

New Stanley Cup Riot Charges Laid

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Another 29 people, including two minors, have been charged in Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot.B.C.'s criminal justice branch says the latest ...

Beauty Queen Hockey Rioter Sentenced

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A former beauty queen who stole bottled water and a bag of potato chips from the London Drugs the night of the Stanley Cup riot won't be s...

ICBC Targets Hockey Rioters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's Crown auto insurer has filed a civil claim against 46 people who have been charged or convicted for taking part in the ...

Riot Charges By The Numbers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two years after a riot in Vancouver made international headlines, charges have been approved against 229 people while 56 accused rioters a...

Drunk Rioter Escapes Jail Time

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A young man who joined the mayhem of Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot, only to later claim he was too intoxicated to remember what happened, r...

'Miss Congeniality's' Sentencing Hearing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A pre-sentencing hearing is underway in Vancouver for a Stanley Cup rioter whose lawyer is calling for a conditional discharge.Sophie Labo...

Hockey Rioters Sentenced

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two men convicted of attacking a Good Samaritan during the Stanley Riot in Vancouver will spend seven and eight months each behind bars.Ro...

Retail Chain Sues Hockey Rioters

CBC | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

London Drugs is suing 14 people they believe looted its Georgia Street store during the Stanley Cup riot in 2011. The Richmond-based pharm...

Police Recommend New Round Of Charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Police have recommended another batch of charges in the 2011 Stanley Cup riot.Police say 34 new charges have been sent to the Cr...

Rioter's Amnesia Excuse Doesn't Work

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The first person to go on trial in the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver has been found guilty on three charges.Spencer Kirkwood had pleaded n...

How to Piss Off a Vancouverite

Kate Siobhan Havercroft | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Kate Siobhan Havercroft

Yes, it's an expensive city. But that's like complaining too many people hit on your spouse because they're so hot. It's a gorgeous city in a beautiful setting with top-notch bars and restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and more. Guess what's driving the cost? People moving here, at any cost, because it's so awesome. It's a vicious cycle. Would you prefer it be less awesome? We wouldn't.

Rioters Dodge Tougher Sentences

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Court of Appeal has rejected a bid by the Crown to get tougher sentences for two Stanley Cup rioters in Vancouver.In separate app...

Rioters Defy The Courts

CP | Cara McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Stanley Cup rioters convicted for their part in a post-hockey rampage on Vancouver streets are continuing to flout the law, say city polic...

Olympic Hopeful's Rioting Sentence

CBC | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A man who says he hopes to one day box in the Olympics has been sentenced for smashing a store window and trashing an unmarked police car during in Va...

New Riot Charges Pinned On 33 People

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Another 33 people have been charged in the Stanley Cup Riot in Vancouver in June of 2011.The B.C. Criminal Justice Branch says the latest ...

Riot Suspect Recounts Drunken Night

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The sun was still illuminating the glass towers of a trendy Vancouver neighbourhood when Spencer Kirkwood stood looking out from an apartm...

Riot Suspect Doesn't Remember Smashing Windows

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A man in his mid-20s wearing a green hockey T-shirt paces outside an electronics store in downtown Vancouver, pumping his arms in the air ...

Riot Sentence For Pastor's Son

CBC | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Stanley Cup rioter who tried to light a vehicle on fire has been given a nine-month conditional sentence, followed by 15 months of probation. ...

Riot Heroes Honoured

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Ignoring a sea of taunts and threats of violence, Victoria Pearson waded into the 2011 Stanley Cup riot and appealed to the conscience of ...

No Jail Or Starbucks For Hockey Rioter

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Stanley Cup rioter who smashed windows at a downtown Vancouver business has been sentenced but he won’t spend any time behind bars.Twe...

Miss Congeniality's Riot Plea Postponed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An expected guilty plea from a former beauty queen charged after Vancouver's 2011 Stanley Cup riot has been postponed until next week.Soph...