Federal government announces $500,000 upgrade to Kirkstone Park sports field

Mayor Walton with MP Jonathan WilkinsonWe will receive $500,000 in funding from the Government of Canada's CIP 150 program to upgrade Kirkstone Park's sports field  — including converting it to synthetic turf — it was announced today.

Help us expand the ways we offer services and deliver information

We're exploring new ways to use the Internet and other digital tools (apps, mobile devices, and so on) to increase your access to District Hall, and we'd like your help. Please take a few minutes to tell us about your experiences using our current online tools, and how we could improve or add to those tools to make it easier to interact and do business with us. We'll consider what we learn as we plan future improvements and additions to and develop additional digital tools and services.

Update on the new Keith Road Bridge

With the record breaking number of wet days in October and November, we have been unable to complete final paving across the bridge, and have postponed final completion until warm and dry weather returns in the spring. Contractors have been preparing the site for temporary line painting and will be opening additional lanes on the bridge as soon as appropriate weather and road conditions allow. In the meantime, restoration work in Bridgman Park is ongoing and set for completion by December 31, 2016.

New Delbrook Community Recreation Centre update

We’re excited to be opening a new community recreation centre in 2017. The new Delbrook Community Recreation Centre will be a dynamic hub for health and wellness, recreation, arts and culture, and community gatherings.  We look forward to bringing the community together to celebrate and enjoy the facility through new recreation and culture programming, activities and events for all ages, interests and abilities, provided by North Vancouver Recreation and Culture (NVRC). This centre will be a great addition to our other facilities and services.

New energy retrofit at Karen Magnussen Rec Centre will reduce energy use by 60%

Mayor Walton (in blue) and staff waiting for the puck drop in the newly retrofitted Karen Magnussen CentreToday, Mayor Walton took part in a hockey game at the Karen Magnussen Community Recreation Centre to inaugurate recently completed energy retrofits that are projected to save $120,000 in annual energy costs.

North Shore Waterfront Liaison Committee call for new members

The North Shore Waterfront Liaison Committee is looking for a new community representative from the District of North Vancouver.

Share your thoughts on proposed improvements to Inter River Park

We are studying options for providing additional sports field inventory in Inter River Park, while minimizing impacts to the environment, adjacent uses, and neighbours. The park is a regionally significant, multi-venue athletic facility with multiple sports fields, a lacrosse box, and a bike skills park, and is connected by popular trails, with access to adjacent natural features such as Lynn Creek.

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

Temporary traffic control measures in the Upper Capilano area under review

While work on the Capilano Water Main Project is completed, the temporary traffic measures that were put in place will remain at all intersections for now. Once traffic volumes have stabilized in the local neighbourhoods, we will review these temporary measures to determine if any modifications are needed.

Fall changes to North Shore bus routes

Four times a year (April, June, September and December), TransLink updates its bus service schedules to reflect seasonal changes in customer demand and to optimize service. These fall service changes take effect on September 5, 2016: