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A Letter to the Community from Your North Shore Mayors

We write to you today on behalf of the members of all three Councils, who care deeply about the health and well-being of those who live and work on the North Shore.  It has been heartbreaking to learn that COVID-19 has caused the passing of a number of our residents, and our sincere condolences go out to their families and friends. 

Joint statement on COVID-19 response planning across the North Shore

Mayor Linda Buchanan (CNV), Mayor Mary-Ann Booth (DWV), and Mayor Mike Little (DNV) have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response planning across the North Shore: "There has been a growing concern in our communities about the spread of COVID-19. We share in your concern and have been diligent in our community response planning.

Official Community Plan white papers

As part of our review of the District's Official Community Plan, we've published a series of white papers that examine four key areas including housing, transportation, climate emergency, and economy and employment lands.

Winners of Heritage Awards and Advisory Design Panel Awards announced

Congratulations to our 2019 Design Excellence and Heritage Awards winners! Recipients received recognition for their work and achievements during the annual Advisory Design Panel and Community Heritage Awards event at District Hall on Tuesday, February 25. Design Excellence Awards The Advisory Design Panel (ADP) annually presents awards to encourage excellence in design and to recognize projects that significantly contribute to the built environment of the District of North Vancouver.

Final report re: independent review of pigeon prohibition bylaw delivered to CAO

Message from the Office of the CAO: The District of North Vancouver retained David Loukidelis QC to conduct an independent review of the events and processes leading to the adoption of Bylaw 8402, known as the “Pigeon Prohibition Bylaw”. Mr. Loukidelis has completed his work and delivered his final report, including findings and recommendations to me today, February 19, 2020.

District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Annual Report

The firefighters, command, training, and support staff of District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue worked tirelessly to support and serve our community in 2019. Learn about all the great things they did, in their new online Annual Report. View the 2019 Annual Report 

Share your input on the 2020-2024 Draft Financial Plan (budget)

Our 2020-2024 Draft Financial Plan contains our proposed operating and capital budget, highlights of our work program, and the proposed tax increase for 2020. Core services, such as public safety, transportation and recreation, and investments in new infrastructure and renewal of the existing built environment are primarily funded by your tax dollars. We allocate funds to the highest service and infrastructure priorities, and your feedback plays a critical role in that.

Youth Awards nominations now open

Do you know an exceptional young person who is working hard to make life better for themselves, their peers, or the community? Maybe they've overcome personal challenges or obstacles... or maybe they've made a significant achievement in academics, sports, or music... or maybe they're doing volunteer work to help make the District a better place to live, work, or play. Whatever the accomplishment, let us help you celebrate it with a Youth Award, presented at a special celebration at District Hall on May 5, 2020.

Seventh Day Vigil for Iran plane crash victims

On Tuesday, January 14, the North Shore Multicultural Society is hosting a candlelit memorial at Civic Plaza — with the support of the City of North Vancouver — in honour of the lives lost during the tragic UIA 752 plane crash.

Holiday recycling tips

Looking for ways to be "green" over the holidays? Here are a few tips to help you reduce your environmental footprint this holiday season, courtesy of our solid waste team.

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