Dog-Friendly BC Parks and Trails

(May 31, 2015)

This resource is amazing! Not only for your day-to-day treks with your pup, but your summer adventures as well! This is a comprehensive list of dog-friendly trails, beaches and parks throughout the province.  Are you planning on taking a road trip or just getting out and exploring? Take Fido with you and enjoy all that beautiful British Columbia has to offer.

Warm Weather = Water Parks!

(May 25, 2015)

The warm weather appears to have arrived early this year!

As we head into the summer months, I know I will be looking for places to cool down and have fun with my niece and nephew. 
My niece Kennedy LOVES both parks and swimming, hence my interest in locating the nearest splash parks. It turns out there are 6 excellent options nearby! If you are looking for somewhere to splash and play in the coming... read more.

North Shore Taxes Increase

(May 22, 2015)

Keeping up with the average of the last 5 years, the District of North Vancouver has increased property taxes by 2.5% this year. This was approved by council on May 4. This is slightly higher than the neighbouring  District of West Vancouver; they have approved an increase of 1.62%. 

The exact amount due is based on the assessed value of the property. 

Taxes are due July 2.

Sales up 28.7% from April 2014!

(May 17, 2015)

Low interest rates combined with a dwindling inventory have created a perfect market for sellers!

The competition in the detached home market is stronger than ever and the number of home sales reflect this.

The 2015 Fraser Institute Report is Out: North Shore Ranks in the Top 5!

(May 04, 2015)

This report card, put out by The Fraser Institute, is a valuable tool created to assist parents in choosing a school for their children. Utilizing information collected and easily viewed in the study, parents can easily assess and compare the schools in their area. This report ensures parents are prepared when visiting potential schools. It also alerts them to specific questions and concerns they... read more.

Are you Prepared?

(May 04, 2015)

After last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal, it has some of us wondering what would happen to our community if and when we get hit with an earthquake!

This week is emergency preparedness week; now is the time to make a plan!
The following link is a comprehensive tool for you to work with to establish a course of action to follow in the event of an emergency. This will, in turn, ensure health a... read more.