The deadline to apply for a municipal grant is January 31

Municipal community grants help support not-for-profit organizations who serve our North Shore residents. We and other North Shore municipalities provide these grants in order to assist groups deliver services intended to reduce social, economic, or physical disadvantages, or improve the quality of life for residents. The application deadline is January 31, 2016. Who can apply for funding You can apply for a grant if your organization:

Your 2016 property assessment notice

BC Assessment, the provincial Crown corporation that classifies and values properties in BC, has recently mailed out their 2016 assessment notices. These assessments reflect the value of all homes in the District as of July 1, 2015.

William Griffin artificial turf field and lower parking lot closed Dec 19 - Jan 4

Between now and July 2016, the William Griffin artificial turf field and lower parking lot will be closed three times to allow for work on the facility parking lot. You will not be able to use the field or lower parking lot during these periods: December 19, 2015 - January 4, 2016 March 14-18, 2016 July 2-16, 2016 Check the current status of the playing field

Keith Road Bridge project reaches new milestone

The new Keith Road Bridge hit a major milestone today with the addition of the first steel girders for the new span over Lynn Creek. When completed, the new bridge will feature five lanes of traffic, as well as separated bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides. The bridge will lead to a more efficient commute, improve east-west connectivity, and improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians.

North Shore wide emergency training exercise on November 16

On November 16, your three North Shore municipalities will participate in a large scale emergency simulation that will include many agencies and will cover land, sea, and air. This event is being coordinated by your tri-municipal emergency agency, North Shore Emergency Management (NSEM) and will be the largest training exercise ever conducted on the North Shore. You may notice unusual activity which may include active emergency response vehicles, marine vessels, and helicopters. This is a drill and is not a cause for concern.

All Metro water restrictions now lifted

Metro Vancouver's summer 2015 lawn sprinkling restrictions have been lifted for the year. Thank you for doing your part to help us conserve water over the hot and dry summer. Remember that, each year, Metro imposes lawn sprinkling restrictions from June 1 to September 30. Learn more about Metro's water restrictions

Metro Vancouver returns water restrictions to Stage 1

Recent rains and cooler temperatures means Metro Vancouver has returned to Stage 1 water restrictions.

North Shore Culture Days, September 25, 26, and 27

Culture Days is an annual Canada-wide celebration of arts, culture and heritage where the public is invited to experience a wide range of creative activities. Culture Days is an opportunity to try something new — to play the musical instrument of your dreams, sing Broadway show tunes with a really big choir, attend an artist talk, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty at any number of hands-on workshops.

Metro Vancouver returns water restrictions to Stage Two

Thanks to the recent increase in rain, combined with reduced demand due to Stage 3 restrictions, Metro Vancouver has returned watering restrictions to Stage 2. 

Capilano watermain replacement project - traffic detours begin Sept. 8

Metro Vancouver is relocating and replacing an aging and seismically vulnerable watermain pipe beneath Capilano Road.