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Share your views on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project in person

In July and August 2016, the Ministerial Panel for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (TMX) is holding a series of meetings along the pipeline and marine corridors in Alberta and British Columbia. At these informal sessions, the Panel will engage with local communities, stakeholders, and Indigenous groups and identify additional views that could be relevant to the Government’s final decision on the project.

Lynn Valley Road bike lanes to be installed in October, 2016

We are installing separated bike lanes on a section of Lynn Valley Road, starting in October, 2016. The lanes will make travel along the road safer and more comfortable for both cyclists and motorists. Construction will take approximately two months. Get details of this project

Maplewood Community Plan public engagement report now available

We have now wrapped up Phase 1 of the Maplewood Community Planning process. During this first phase, we offered a number of opportunities for residents to share their ideas for Maplewood's future with us. Read everyone's thoughts on transportation, housing, urban design, sustainability, and much more, in our summary report. Review the Mapleweood engagement summary

We're extending Espresso Trail on Fromme Mountain

We’re extending Espresso Trail on Fromme Mountain from Baden Powell Trail, down to the start of Penzoil Trail. The extension will be 450m long, and will follow a route recommended in a recent environmental assessment. Improving safety on trails The Espresso Trail extension will improve safety by:

Share your thoughts on the future of Maplewood

We are working with community members to help make the Maplewood area a complete and balanced community with thriving local businesses that reflect high environmental standards, and complement the community’s outstanding natural setting. The area will include a variety of housing options for all ages, incomes, and family circumstances, centred on a newly invigorated, walkable Maplewood Village Centre.

North Shore Firefighters add Autism Awareness Training to their emergency response arsenal

The District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue Service (DNVFRS) is the second only service in Canada to complete a specialized training program that helps fire fighters deal more effectively during emergencies with people who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviours.

Beautification funding from BC Hydro announced

Overhead power lines along Keith Road will be moved undergroundWe have been awarded up to $317,000 from BC Hydro to ‘underground’ power lines at the location of the new Keith Road Bridge, now under construction.

Restoring fish habitat in the Lynn Creek Estuary

We are working with the BCIT Rivers Institute, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, our government partners, and local industry to improve the fish, bird, and wildlife habitat in and around the Lynn Creek Estuary. Details of this project We are improving the estuary itself (the area where Lynn Creek enters Burrard Inlet), as well as the surrounding lands (riparian area) of Harbour View Park.  The newly restored areas will provide refuge and foraging areas for juvenile fish, spawning habitat for salmon and resident fish, and improved habitat for birds and wildlife.

Design Exellence and Heritage Award winners announced

This year's winners for both the 2015 Heritage Awards and the 2015 Design Excellence Awards were presented at a special ceremony during the February 22 Council meeting.

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:

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