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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.

Email Nick your local news tips, story ideas and dad jokes.

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Recent Work by Nick

BC United candidate sparks debate on use of ‘British Columbians’ to refer to Indigenous Peoples

BC United candidate sparks debate on use of ‘British Columbians’ to refer to Indigenous Peoples

Statements made on social media by West Vancouver-Capilano MLA hopeful Caroline Elliott were harmful, says Squamish educator
Photos: Bob Lewis heritage home lists for $2.9M in North Vancouver

Photos: Bob Lewis heritage home lists for $2.9M in North Vancouver

The Upper Lonsdale home was built in 1956 for former judge Don Pool and his family
North Vancouver golf club maker takes aim at high-end putter market

North Vancouver golf club maker takes aim at high-end putter market

Scotty Cameron is famous for putting his U.S.-made putters in the hands of champions like Tiger Woods. Cove Golf aims to make the same calibre of club in Canada
‘How hard is being prime minister?’ Trudeau takes questions from North Vancouver students

‘How hard is being prime minister?’ Trudeau takes questions from North Vancouver students

Being a teacher stayed with him as the frame to engage with the world, the prime minister said Tuesday at Sutherland Secondary
'Smart gloves' could transform therapy for stroke patients, UBC researcher says

'Smart gloves' could transform therapy for stroke patients, UBC researcher says

The gloves can track hand movement for a fraction of the cost of traditional motion-capture technology, says North Vancouver PhD candidate and software engineer Armin Tashakori.
Capilano University to host national women’s soccer championships

Capilano University to host national women’s soccer championships

Canada’s top 8 collegiate teams will kick off on the turf field at CapU's Squamish Campus in November
North Vancouver man turns life around with successful soda brand

North Vancouver man turns life around with successful soda brand

Kirk Buxton started his probiotic drink business with $100 of Ikea jars while in recovery for substance use
West Van jump starts plan to bury power lines in Horseshoe Bay

West Van jump starts plan to bury power lines in Horseshoe Bay

Staff recommended not proceeding with the work, based on its eye-watering pricetag
Photos: When Deep Cove freezes over

Photos: When Deep Cove freezes over

The North Vancouver marina was partially frozen over this week, something resident Yvonne Leonard has only seen a couple times in 21 years.
Tesla supercharger queue jams North Vancouver parking lot

Tesla supercharger queue jams North Vancouver parking lot

A combination of cold weather and other Tesla-specific issues is causing the congestion, expert says.
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