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Nick Laba

Nick Laba

Nick Laba is a full-time reporter for the North Shore News, covering all things North and West Vancouver.

When he’s away from his desk, you can find Nick riding around town on his orange bicycle, listening to records or planning his next scuba dive trip.

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Recent Work by Nick

West Vancouver approves new demoviction protections for renters

West Vancouver approves new demoviction protections for renters

The rules also require developers to show how additional density on rental properties will contribute to the district’s housing needs
Effort continues to save peculiar home of Arthur Erickson

Effort continues to save peculiar home of Arthur Erickson

Centennial celebrations carry on for the esteemed architect, with a panel discussion at North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery on Wednesday.
B.C. Housing Minister Ravi Kahlon blasts West Vancouver for missing targets

B.C. Housing Minister Ravi Kahlon blasts West Vancouver for missing targets

‘Please don’t portray us as a group of people who are opposed to housing,’ Mayor Mark Sager says in response to recent criticism from the provincial government
Horseshoe Bay ferries heavily delayed due to West Vancouver crash

Horseshoe Bay ferries heavily delayed due to West Vancouver crash

Closing westbound traffic on Highway 1 prevented staff from getting to work, BC Ferries says
Capilano University North Vancouver campuses closed due to threat of violence

Capilano University North Vancouver campuses closed due to threat of violence

One student threatened violence against another, the school’s president says
Photos: Eye-catching Ron Thom heritage home lists for $3.4M in West Vancouver

Photos: Eye-catching Ron Thom heritage home lists for $3.4M in West Vancouver

It’s the first time the Anderson House has been on the market since it was built in 1956
Watch: Deer spotted strolling down city streets in North Vancouver

Watch: Deer spotted strolling down city streets in North Vancouver

Was it trying to buy wine for a stag party? Residents were surprised to see a deer wandering around Central Lonsdale in North Van.
Second Narrows Bridge survivor evades collapse with fluke scuba outing 66 years ago

Second Narrows Bridge survivor evades collapse with fluke scuba outing 66 years ago

Jon Lesage, a junior ironworker at the time, went diving for crabs on June 17, 1958, while on call to work on the bridge
Look at this luxury renovated Arthur Erickson home selling for $6.7M in West Vancouver

Look at this luxury renovated Arthur Erickson home selling for $6.7M in West Vancouver

The property is part of Montiverdi Estates, a 20-residence community designed by Erickson and landscape architect Cornelia Oberlander
West Vancouver veteran recounts chaos of D-Day invasion 80 years ago

West Vancouver veteran recounts chaos of D-Day invasion 80 years ago

Aboard a rescue tug, Harry Greenwood helped save damaged Allied ships and their crew
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