Photos of Vancouver Riot: Frustration Over Canucks Loss Spills Into Downtown Streets

by Rachel Gertz

Oh yeah, so we showed up in Vancouver and then THIS happened. Most of the action was about three blocks from where we are staying this week. 

Our building was the one to the right of the yellow stripe in the background. Three blocks from the Vancouver riot.
Photo courtesy Huffington Post. See the smoke? That’s a burning car. Our condo is that cute little one in the background to the right of the one with the yellow stripe. Luckily we happened to be drinking beer far, far away during the bonfires and looting.

We’re not worried. Based on their track record, It’ll likely be forty years before the Canucks get into NHL playoffs again.

Saw the scorch marks from those burning cars today. The pavement was still hot.


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