Vancouver Riot

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EVEN MORE Riot Charges

VANCOUVER - Nineteen more people have been charged for their alleged involvement in Vancouver's Stanley Cup Riot that made international headlines in 2011.The B.C. Criminal Justice Branch says 17 adul...
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14-Year-Olds May Face Riot Charges

VANCOUVER - Two 14-year-old boys and a group of three high school friends from Victoria are among the latest group of people accused of taking part in the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver two years ago.S...
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Hockey Riot Suspect Faces New Charge

VANCOUVER - A 22-year-old Vancouver man charged for participating in the Stanley Cup riot is now facing another charge after allegedly breaching his release conditions.Transit Police spokeswoman Anne...
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ICBC Targets Hockey Rioters

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 Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver two years ago.The In...
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Riot Charges By The Numbers

VANCOUVER - Two years after a riot in Vancouver made international headlines, charges have been approved against 229 people while 56 accused rioters are still waiting to learn if they'll be charged.B....
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Hockey Rioters Sentenced

VANCOUVER - Two men convicted of attacking a Good Samaritan during the Stanley Riot in Vancouver will spend seven and eight months each behind bars.Robert Timleck and Nathan Blake were among a group o...
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Police Recommend New Round Of Charges

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 Crown for approval against 10 more rioters.In the al...
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Rioter's Amnesia Excuse Doesn't Work

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 not guilty to participating in a riot, mischief and...
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How to Piss Off a Vancouverite

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.
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Rioters Dodge Tougher Sentences

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 appeals, the same panel of judges ruled that the inte...
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Rioters Defy The Courts

VANCOUVER - Stanley Cup rioters convicted for their part in a post-hockey rampage on Vancouver streets are continuing to flout the law, say city police.Police allege as many as one-quarter of the 42 p...
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New Riot Charges Pinned On 33 People

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 accused include 23 adults and 10 young persons, an...
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Riot Heroes Honoured

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 one wild-eyed young man stuffing a handkerchief in...
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MORE Stanley Cup Riot Charges Laid

VANCOUVER - Vancouver police have recommended charges against another 40 people in connection with the June 2011 Stanley Cup riot in downtown Vancouver and say that after 18 months of investigation, t...

Stop Picking On Vancouver Police Use Of CCTV Cameras

In all my years in the surveillance industry around the world, I have yet to hear of a single surveillance camera causing a conviction of an innocent person. Yet once again, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association is picking on the Vancouver Police Department and making noise about their suspected use of city-owned surveillance cameras, all 14 of them.
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Meet Vancouver's New Volunteer Corps

The City of Vancouver has announced what it says will be a one-of-a-kind Volunteer Corps. It hopes to attract 1,500 people over the next four years who will be called upon in the event of a natural d...
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Stanley Cup Rioter Is Sorry

Convicted Stanley Cup rioter Robert Snelgrove has made a court-ordered public apology to the people of Vancouver and all residents of British Columbia. In an apology letter submitted to B.C. provinci...

More Riot Charges Coming

Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu says police are recommending charges against 25 more people from last year's Stanley Cup riot and he expects another 100 suspects to be added to the list in the coming m...
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The Stanley Cup Riot's First Guilty Plea

VANCOUVER - Seven months after the Vancouver Canucks' Stanley Cup loss descended into bedlam, a 20-year-old man has become the first person convicted for his role in the riot.Ryan Dickinson, who is fr...