Stanley Cup Riots

Montreal Prepared For Post-Game Mayhem

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - With tensions already running high between the hometown Canadiens and their arch rival Boston Bruins, city officials say they're staying vi...

3 Men Convicted In 'Good Samaritan' Riot Beating

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Three young men were convicted Monday of beating a Good Samaritan during Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot — an act of violence that has been...

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...

Stanley Cup Riot Suspects FOUND In U.S.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Police Department has tracked down three people in the U.S. suspected of taking part in the June 2011 Stanley Cup riot.The s...

'I Am Sorry' Writes Hockey Rioter

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A convicted hockey rioter says he's sorry in a letter to Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson that was ordered as part of his sentence. Emmanuel Alvia...

More Vancouver Riot Charges

CBC | Posted 03.18.2012 | Canada

Vancouver police have recommended 63 new charges against 20 new suspects in the Stanley Cup riot. The new charges mean police have recomme...

30 Now Facing Riot Charges In Vancouver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A University of British Columbia student who appeared to have penned an online apology for her alleged role in the Stanley Cup riot is amo...

Vancouver Riots Court Cases Start

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The sound of breaking glass still unsettles Francesco Caligiuri.It's been six months since that sound flooded Caligiuri's family-owned Ita...

Gregor Robertson Re-Elected As Mayor Of Vancouver

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Gregor Robertson proved impervious to charges of weak leadership over his handling of the Occupy Vancouver protest and the lead-up to the ...

Hundreds Could Be Charged In Riot Investigation... In Two Years

CBC | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada

Vancouver police say it could take up to two years to finish laying charges related to the Stanley Cup riot. Investigators have just retur...

Water Polo Player Banned For Riot Role

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - A Canadian water polo player who was shown in some notorious images from the Vancouver Stanley Cup riot has been banned from the national tea...

Vancouver Police Defend Riot Response

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Vancouver's police department is calling on the city to curb the massive outdoor viewing parties that swelled with every Stanley Cup playo...

Riot Review: More Cameras Would Help Police

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Vancouver is considering expanding the use of surveillance cameras when large events concentrate thousands of people together in one spot,...

How Did It Happen?

CP | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Police were in a state of confusion and had lost control of the massive crowd hours before Game 7 of the Stanley Cup series even began, sa...

Police: Vancouver, London Riots Not Comparable

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - With smoke charring the skies, smashed storefronts and young testosterone-fuelled men running amok, the look and feel of neighbourhoods th...

Funds For Victims Of Vancouver Riot Nears Goal

CP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - A municipal government agency that set up a fund to help businesses affected by the Stanley Cup riot says it could s...

Riot Review Underway, Not Just Police Under Scrutiny

The Canadian Press | James Keller | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - The response of police as Stanley Cup celebrations in Vancouver descended into a destructive riot has driven public ...

Vancouver Riots, The Kiss Recreated In Lego

Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada

This month's Vancouver riots were arguably one of the most traumatic moments in that city's recent history. And sometimes it takes a bit of play t...

Has The Crowd Gone Too Far?

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - Stories have been mounting of people photographed and videotaped in the chaos of Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot who've...

Scholarship Athlete IDed As Vancouver Riot Vandal

CBC | Posted 08.18.2011 | Canada

CBC -- A young rioter caught on film appearing to try to light a police car on fire in Vancouver on Wednesday night has been identified as an elite at...

Battleground Vancouver: We Look World-Class Silly

Miro Cernetig | Posted 08.17.2011 | Canada
Miro Cernetig

International TV will soon move onto far bigger riots picked from today's turbulent world, where young people are legitimately fighting for human rights, food, democracy or maybe an end to their local tyrant. Vancouver's riot won't be remembered with such gravitas.

Alleged Vancouver Rioters Turn Themselves In

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Vancouver police have recommended their first charges to emerge from the Stanley Cup riot, asking the Crown to lay charges of ar...

How to Survive Vancouver Stanley Cup Riots: Drinking Beer with Calm Canucks

Kim Mance | Posted 08.17.2011 | Canada
Kim Mance

I wish I could've gone around to the many places filled with calm and peaceful Canadians and tweeted photos and video footage of them. It would've definitely overwhelmed the groups of young nutjobs trashing a few square blocks of lovely Vancouver.

Twitter Outrage Over Vancouver Riots

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada

The condemnation was fast and furious. Twitter lit up faster than a car outside Rogers Arena, where furious hockey fans set fire to cars and garbag...

VIDEO: Vancouver Rioting: Fires Downtown After Canucks Loss

CP | Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Furious hockey fans set fire to cars and garbage cans, tossed beer bottles at giant TV screens and ran rampant through downtown ...