By District Staff on Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

The DNV is one of the world's best places to live, work, and play, due in no small part to our beautiful natural setting — mountain vistas, towering trees, ocean playgrounds, and streams and creeks brimming with life. But living in a rain forest comes with a certain level of risk.

By District Staff on Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

You might think that reducing the energy consumption of District facilities and operations would involve lots of solar panels, wind turbines, and other renewable energy sources. But for District Energy Manager Monica Samuda Poitras and Energy Specialist Paul Forsyth, saving energy (and money) begins with the basics.

By District Staff on Friday, Jul 14, 2017

Two families with children in strollers

Between work, the grocery shopping, and rushing the kids off to soccer practice, we rarely see our neighbours. And when we do, they’re just as busy as we are. Truly connecting with the guy next door sometimes takes a little more than just a friendly wave over the garden roses. We want to help.

By District Staff on Friday, Jul 7, 2017

Cars and bikes commuting along Marine Drive

In early June the Mayors’ Council and the Board of TransLink announced the creation of an independent commission on mobility pricing. This non-partisan, 12-member advisory body is tasked with recommending how to fund future improvements to Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation system.

By District Staff on Friday, May 12, 2017

Two single family homes under construction

In early April, 2017, Metro Vancouver released a report highlighting the disproportionate amount of Provincial property-based taxes paid by the homeowners of this region. Nowhere is that discrepancy more pronounced than here on the North Shore.