Photos: Aftermath of the Stanley Cup Riot

 

On Thursday June 16, 2011, the scene in downtown Vancouver resembled the aftermath of urban warfare.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">'This is a photo I took last night of downtown during the riot. This was taken from Capital Hill in North Burnaby.' From John M. Ray.</div>
 

'This is a photo I took last night of downtown during the riot. This was taken from Capital Hill in North Burnaby.' From John M. Ray.

Photograph by: John M. Ray, submitted photo

 
<div id="page1">'This is a photo I took last night of downtown during the riot. This was taken from Capital Hill in North Burnaby.' From John M. Ray.</div>
Hundreds of Vancouverites were hoping to erase the shame of last night's riot with a volunteer cleanup.
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and B.C. Premier Christy Clark at the memory wall on the side of the Hudsons Bay building during the next morning aftermath of the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver, B.C. on June 16, 2011.
Citizens armed with plastic bags and brooms swept up broken glass, litter and trash downtown this morning after last night's Stanley Cup riot. They worked alongside Vancouver City crews, who worked through the night and reported 90 per cent of the mess had been cleared by noon.
The glass is removed from the Sears building during the next morning aftermath of the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver, B.C. on June 16, 2011.
The next morning aftermath of the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver, B.C. on June 16, 2011. Here people sign a message on the side of the HBC.
Workers repair and collect debris in the aftermath of a riot in Vancouver, BC which started after thousands ran amok after game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Canucks and the Boston Bruins in Vancouver, BC Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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