North Vancouver

Private School Playground Off-Limits: B.C. Principal Tells Moms

CBC | Posted 02.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Gérard Martinez said the school's signs clearly say the playground is closed to the public during school hours, which run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meet A B.C. Woman Who Swims OUTDOORS All Winter

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The coldest she’s swam in B.C. so far was last December when the water was two degrees Celsius, and the air was minus two.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Healthy Baking Swaps and Lightened up Valentine's Day Desserts

Lindsay Jang | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

With the sweetest holiday of the year fast approaching, sugar and chocolatey treats are on the brain. As you probably know by now, I'm the first to promote balance and am all for enjoying your favorite treats, but if you're looking to lighten up one of your favorite recipes, or try something new, this one's for you!

How to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick for Real

Lindsay Jang | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

There's certainly nothing wrong with a journey for self improvement, but too often we put so much pressure on ourselves at this time of year that we wind up with fizzling motivation come February 1 that leaves us frustrated, disappointed and defeated. So what can you do to set yourself up for success to achieve lasting change?

Largest Boarding School In Metro Vancouver For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The potential buyer of Metro Vancouver's largest boarding school could help meet the growing demand for private education in the region. Listed fo...

LOOK: B.C. Log Cabin Has Long History In TV, Film

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A short distance from the highway in a North Vancouver park sits an unassuming log cabin surrounded by tall trees. And while you may not recognize it,...

Man Breaks Into North Van Home, Takes A Snooze

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Breaking into someone's home can be exhausting. It may even require taking a quick break. Such was apparently the case for one burglar from Surrey....

13-Year-Old Jaywalker Hit By 2 Cars In North Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 13-year-old girl is in hospital after she was struck by two vehicles in different directions while jaywalking in North Vancouver. The teen was cr...

ANOTHER Rainfall Warning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Another rainfall warning has been issued for Metro Vancouver, just two days after torrential rains caused flooding and evacuations in the ...

LOOK: Ridiculous Amount Of Rain Messes Up North Vancouver

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - As the rain kept falling, boulders started sliding and silt stacked up early Tuesday morning, North Shore homeowner Barbara Br...

Partiers Who Intentionally Took 'Date Rape Drug' Hospitalized

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three people who took a powerful, fast-acting drug called GHB collapsed at a North Vancouver bar and had to be hospitalized. Bar staff found a woma...

New B.C. Housing Development Gives Back To North Shore Rescue

Nic Paolella | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Nic Paolella

Marcon will be making a substantial donation to North Shore Rescue in a new program which pairs condo buyers with charitable giving. A portion of every home sold in Marcon's latest project in Lynn Valley called Mill House will go towards a larger corporate donation to the Tim Jones Legacy Fund.

Man Jailed In Case Similar To Amanda Todd

CBC | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A North Vancouver Judge has sentenced a 23-year-old man to jail for attempting to extort nude photos from a young woman. In a case with similarities...

North Van Teen Charged After Graffiti Tags Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - North Vancouver RCMP believe they have caught a prolific graffiti artist who has spray painted his way across the area more th...

PHOTOS: Canada's Greenest House

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Builders of a newly finished home in British Columbia are claiming it's one of the greenest in the country. The Midori Uchi (Japanese for "green ho...

Mutilated Black Bear Found In Vancouver-Area Park

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of a bear with its stomach cut open and its skull and claws removed was found dumped in a North Vancouver park. People in Capilano River R...

Cyclist Dies From Fall On Lions Gate Bridge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - West Vancouver police are looking for witnesses, including a cyclist, after a 52-year-old North Vancouver man died in a fall from his bicy...

Thieves Just Never Listen

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

They just never listen. A thief broke into a woman's basement suite in North Vancouver on April 29 and stole a safe, despite the fact that it had a...

Students Get Sick From Pot-Laced Treats

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Several North Vancouver high school students have become sick from eating marijuana-infused treats over the past week. Two Grade 10 students — fr...

Drunks Arrested With 3-Year-Old In Car

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. RCMP who arrested two drunk adults in a vehicle were alarmed to discover a three-year-old boy in the back seat. A traffic officer was patrolli...

Hockey Dad Charged With Threatening 10-Year-Old

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A hockey dad from Burnaby, B.C. has been charged with threatening a 10-year-old player on his son's team. The incident allegedly happened in the dr...

Man Furious Over $37 Sandwich

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A customer is furious after a North Vancouver pizzeria allegedly short-changed him, essentially charging him $37 for a $7 sandwich. Jeff, who asked...

B.C. Cable Ferry Will Be Built By..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - BC Ferries is sailing ahead with plans for a cable ferry service connecting Denman and Hornby islands to Vancouver Island.Seaspan says its...

North Van Mayor Proposes Way Out Of Transit Rreferendum Quagmire

Eric Doherty | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Eric Doherty

One innovative plan that has been considered for about a decade, but has never been funded, is a system commonly used in Europe called "headway operations." This means buses depart at regular intervals keeping the headway (time between buses) even and avoiding bunching, instead of trying vainly to stay on a fixed schedule in widely varying conditions. This is how most rapid transit systems including SkyTrain operate.

North Shore Leader's Memorial Draws Thousands

The Canadian Press | Steven Chua | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

North Vancouver — One of the best memories Tim Jones's son had of his father, the tireless leader of the volunteer-run North Shore Search and Rescue...