Reducing wildfire risk

Wildfire prevention in areas where the forest and our community meet is a priority for the District. Find out how we reduce the risk of fast-spreading forest fires.

Bear activity continues despite colder weather

Keep your carts securely stored until the morning of collection day to prevent bears from becoming reliant on human food sources.

Remembrance Day 2022

A reminder District Hall will be closed November 11 for the Remembrance Day holiday.

Helicopter supply drop for Quarry Rock trail repairs

On Wednesday, November 2, a helicopter will be dropping lumber supplies for the Quarry Rock trail repairs. The Baden Powell Trail between Deep Cove and Quarry Rock remains closed as crews continue to repair bridge and stair structures.

Keeping organics out of the garbage stream

Organic material that ends up in the household waste ends up in the landfill, where it creates harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Find out how to keep organic waste where it belongs. 

Growing the District's urban tree canopy

The District recently distributed trees and shrubs to residents who participated in the second annual tree canopy project. Learn more about the program.

Fireworks permits update

Due to the recent rain, weather forecast, and projected low fire danger rating in the coming weeks, Fire Chiefs from District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue and West Vancouver Fire & Rescue have decided that fireworks permits will be issued in accordance with Bylaw 7456.

New dog park open at Lions Gate Village

A new fenced, leash-optional dog area is opening at the future Belle Isle Park. Learn more about the new dog-friendly space.

Possible fireworks ban

If the fire danger rating remains ‘high’ up until October 24, District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue and West Vancouver Fire and Rescue may decide not to authorize any fireworks permits to protect the safety of our trees, properties and residents.

Where to vote in the District or City

Know where to vote in the upcoming municipal elections on October 15.