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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: Bus driver told me to make 'eye contact' to get him to stop. Was he right?

Andy Prest: Bus driver told me to make 'eye contact' to get him to stop. Was he right?

A recent bus stop surprise has this columnist questioning everything he thought he knew about catching a bus
North Van's Carson Wetsch helps Canada earn gold at U18 world championships

North Van's Carson Wetsch helps Canada earn gold at U18 world championships

The North Vancouver forward from the Calgary Hitmen wore an “A” for Canada as they topped the United States in a thrilling tournament final
Andy Prest: Owning a fast, loud car provides a one-way ticket to frustration

Andy Prest: Owning a fast, loud car provides a one-way ticket to frustration

Driving a supercar sounds cool, but the actual experience of trying to tame all that horsepower on the street can be more frustrating than fun, writes columnist Andy Prest
North Vancouver curler helps team take U21 national title

North Vancouver curler helps team take U21 national title

Grace McCusker scores Canadian under-21 championship gold with Nova Scotia team skipped by Ally MacNutt, earning a trip to the 2025 world junior championships
Andy Prest: A fond farewell to a very social North Vancouver sandwich shop

Andy Prest: A fond farewell to a very social North Vancouver sandwich shop

After nine years sharing smiles, sandwiches and suds, Meat At O'Neills is slated to close in September
Andy Prest: Interesting things shaking in North Van distillery scene

Andy Prest: Interesting things shaking in North Van distillery scene

Vancouver Cocktail Week provides an introduction to the North Shore's spirit world
Stan Smyl surprises Canucks super fan at her 100th birthday party

Stan Smyl surprises Canucks super fan at her 100th birthday party

‘Steamer’ stops by to help celebrate with 100-year-old Esther Roach, who still loves to wear a Canucks jersey on game days
North Shore athletes score big at B.C. Winter Games

North Shore athletes score big at B.C. Winter Games

Several skiing events were cancelled due to lack of snow, but that didn’t stop North Vancouver and West Van athletes from hitting the podium
Birdwatching naturalist Al Grass taught us all what to look for in life

Birdwatching naturalist Al Grass taught us all what to look for in life

Grass gained fame with his column in the North Shore News as well as his monthly guided nature walks at North Vanocuver's Maplewood Flats
North Vancouver's Cameron Alexander hits World Cup podium again

North Vancouver's Cameron Alexander hits World Cup podium again

The 26-year-old finished third in Saturday’s downhill race in Norway, his second podium placing this season
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