North Shore News

Tsleil-Waututh criticize new pipeline project review rules

In the midst of a B.C.-Alberta trade war over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the federal government announced Thursday plans to overhaul the environmental assessment process for...

Squamish Nation member's food truck a first of its kind

As tends to be the case, his grandmothers made it look easy. Paul Natrall grew up eating bannock, so it wasn’t until he was a little older that he noticed his grandmothers’ busy – yet somehow...

BC Ferries looking for input on future of Horseshoe Bay terminal

BC Ferries is looking for customer and community input on the future of its Horseshoe Bay terminal. The current Horseshoe Bay terminal is at capacity and some of its infrastructure will soon need to...

Condos approved for North Vancouver Telus site

North Vancouver city council voted this week to allow for 179 condo units at 150 East Eighth St. in North Vancouver. The condos will share the site with Telus’ office building at that...

CRA targeting one Lower Mainland neighbourhood, comparing high home values to tax filings

Residents of some of the most exclusive neighbourhoods on the North Shore may be targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) if their reported income does not appear to support their affluent...

Prominent real estate agent committed professional misconduct, panel finds

A prominent West Vancouver real estate agent committed professional misconduct when he pressured a seller into agreeing to give him a $75,000 bonus, the B.C. Real Estate Council has determined....

Foreign buyer loses deposit after walking away from North Vancouver deal

A woman who argued she should not have had to go through with a real estate deal after the foreign buyers’ tax added $400,000 to her costs has had her case rejected in B.C. Supreme Court. Justice...

West Van's foreign ownership is third highest in Metro Vancouver

Only about 3.3% of the North Shore’s residential properties are owned by people outside the country, according to numbers released by Statistics Canada and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation...

Lions Gate Bridge climbing business proposal nixed

A proposal to allow fee-paying adventure seekers to climb the Lions Gate Bridge has been rejected by the province. Legendworthy Quest owner and local entrepreneur Kevin Thomson had been discussing...

Industrial compost facility proposed for Mount Seymour

A Vancouver company is proposing to build an industrial composting facility on Mount Seymour. Anaconda Systems Ltd. has applied to the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations &...