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Highlights from our Annual General Meeting held on September 21st, 2011

It's our honour to introduce the North Shore Connexions Society Board of Directors for the 2011-2012 year.

Ask Reena

Your vexing household questions

Winter ready: do your chores

Fall is the time to get your home ready for the coming winter, which can be the most gruelling season for your house.

Lack of legal aid said to cost $50M

CONTINUED underfunding of Legal Aid is costing the province money by clogging up the court system with people who don't have the legal know-how to deal with their cases, says a group representing B.C. lawyers.

Non-profit centre sought

A group dedicated to helping new immigrants adjust to the North Shore pays $400,000 a year in rent, money that could be spent far more wisely, according to volunteers.

All Candidates meetings

An All-candidates' Meeting for the City and District of North Vancouver will be hosted by the North Vancouver Community Sport and Recreation Council Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. in the Cedar Room at the Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd.

Fabulous tips of the month

A great way to remove bird poop from an outside deck is to scrub it with red cider vinegar. Clean windows, glass and mirrors by collecting tea leaves in a bucket. Cover with rainwater and leave overnight. Strain and use with a squeegee.

Salute the mayoralty contenders

I won't be endorsing any person for any office in next month's local elections, but I will offer my widely coveted Tip o' the Hat to four people - Margie Goodman, George Pringle, Chris Nichols and Ron Polly - for at least making races out of the two

Get Pink'd! campaign launches for 2011

THE Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, B.C.

Would-be burglar prompts North Vancouver manhunt

A sleepy North Vancouver neighbourhood was thrown into tumult Tuesday evening when police descended on the area in force to search for a would-be burglar.