Following guidance from the province's Restart BC Plan and new health and safety regulations from WorkSafeBC, we are taking all necessary steps to protect public health and maintain the safety of our employees.
By District Staff on Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018
The month of November 2018 roared in like a lion, with back-to-back storm systems packing a considerable punch of rain and wind. But in the DNV, response crews kick into high gear even before the weather arrives on our doorstep.
By District Staff on Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
Over the last several weeks, crews have been busy at both District Hall and our Crown Street Operations Centre, installing charging stations in the parking lots for our new, soon-to-arrive electric fleet vehicles. Each light duty gasoline vehicle we replace with an electric vehicle will reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by a minimum of 1.7 tonnes per year, and likely more.
By District Staff on Thursday, Sep 6, 2018
Last year alone, about 600 bears in BC were euthanized after interactions with humans, and in most cases, food or food waste was involved. A bear that is reliant on human food as its main food source can no longer be rehabilitated or relocated and must be destroyed. We're working in partnership with the North Shore Black Bear Society to help bring down these unfortunate numbers down by reducing the available sources of human food across the District.
By District Staff on Wednesday, May 16, 2018
As you may have heard, we have developed a plan to lessen the visitor load in Deep Cove and at Lynn Canyon Park this summer. Most of the changes will be in place for the May long weekend, and will remain in place through September. The issues we’re dealing with are a direct result of both places becoming too popular for their own good, and the impact of all those visitors is taking a toll.
By District Staff on Monday, Apr 16, 2018
Events linked to climate change, such as severe windstorms, drought, extreme rainfall, flooding, and sea level rise, threaten our environment, social well-being, community health, and economic resiliency. But with scientific study, careful planning, expert help, and input from residents and business owners, we're developing a comprehensive set of strategies to prepare for and respond to these growing risks, while simultaneously reducing our own contribution to climate change.