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Andy Prest

Andy Prest

Andy Prest is the acting editor for the North Shore News and writes a biweekly humour/lifestyle column. He was given the 2016 George Cadogan Memorial Outstanding Columnist Award by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. Andy thinks you look really fit these days – have you been working out? Send your sports tips or updates on your humour/lifestyle to Andy at [email protected].

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Recent Work by Andy

Andy Prest: What are the best Christmas traditions to annoy your kids with?

Andy Prest: What are the best Christmas traditions to annoy your kids with?

Nothing brings parents more joy than getting their kids to stop playing video games and come do something super embarrassing like carolling
Andy Prest: Christine Sinclair's legacy is a gift to young soccer players

Andy Prest: Christine Sinclair's legacy is a gift to young soccer players

The soccer star from Burnaby is retiring from national team play following more than 20 years spent playing at the sport’s highest level
Andy Prest: ‘What colour is this?’ and other life-altering questions

Andy Prest: ‘What colour is this?’ and other life-altering questions

This colunmist wonders why he can’t see the dirt his wife sees, or bring himself to use fancy colour names like ‘violet’ or ‘navy’
Andy Prest: A Labour Day salute to all the tough jobs out there

Andy Prest: A Labour Day salute to all the tough jobs out there

Think your job is tough? Labour Day is a good time to reflect on those doing the heavy lifting
Andy Prest: North Vancouver gets a starring role in Mario Kart

Andy Prest: North Vancouver gets a starring role in Mario Kart

A new track for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe takes Princess Peach and pals racing along the Capilano Suspension Bridge
Andy Prest: Connor Bedard has exceeded 'exceptional' expectations

Andy Prest: Connor Bedard has exceeded 'exceptional' expectations

Success is built on a strong family foundation for the North Vancouver hockey star who is set to become the first pick in the 2023 NHL draft
North Van's Connor Bedard named WHL Player of the Year

North Van's Connor Bedard named WHL Player of the Year

The 17-year-old superstar, expected to go No. 1 overall in this year’s NHL draft, is the first WHL player to score more than 140 points in a season since 1995-‘96
Andy Prest: This one app controls the lives of millions of families

Andy Prest: This one app controls the lives of millions of families

Sports families would be thrown into chaos if they ever lost the ability to use TeamSnap, the one app that completely controls their day-to-day lives
Andy Prest: Slide tackles, slew-footings and other expensive sports hazards

Andy Prest: Slide tackles, slew-footings and other expensive sports hazards

What lessons can be learned following a court decision that saw a rec soccer player awarded more than $100,000 after getting injured by a 'reckless' slide tackle?
Thirty-Something Soccer League still going strong after 30 years

Thirty-Something Soccer League still going strong after 30 years

The North Shore women’s league that doesn’t keep standings is still scoring great results for its players
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