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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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nlaba@nsnews.com

Recent Work by Nick

New plan aims to make North Van a more dog-friendly city

New plan aims to make North Van a more dog-friendly city

A Phase 1 report identified Lower Lonsdale as an area in acute need of canine-dedicated spaces and suggested more amenities in urban areas 🐕
Hot weather is on the way. Here’s how to stay safe on the North Shore

Hot weather is on the way. Here’s how to stay safe on the North Shore

Hikers should check trail conditions and be aware of unseasonably high water levels. Swimmers should be aware of the lack of lifeguards at public beaches.
B.C. wine bar concept comes to Central Lonsdale

B.C. wine bar concept comes to Central Lonsdale

Under the same ownership of Hachiro ramen bar is a new evening spot pouring 16 wines by-the-glass 🍷
Canada Day celebration coming to The Shipyards on North Van waterfront

Canada Day celebration coming to The Shipyards on North Van waterfront

Starting at noon, there'll be live music, a splash park and a retro dance party at this year's July 1 festivities 🍁
Watch: Cat chases off black bear in North Vancouver

Watch: Cat chases off black bear in North Vancouver

The hairy encounter has gone viral on TikTok.
North Van district’s food truck pilot off to slow start

North Van district’s food truck pilot off to slow start

Municipal staff are working with the first three applicants this week to work out details like locations, dates and times
West Van unveils streetlight banners for National Indigenous Peoples Day

West Van unveils streetlight banners for National Indigenous Peoples Day

The district is inviting people to Ambleside Park on Tuesday afternoon for Indigenous art workshops, traditional storytelling, wool weaving and wood carving.
Disruptive actions like blocking highways are needed to pressure the provincial government on climate, Save Old Growth protester says

Disruptive actions like blocking highways are needed to pressure the provincial government on climate, Save Old Growth protester says

As he saw Premier John Horgan fail to keep promises to protect old-growth forests, North Van resident Ben Holt joined the group to bring more attention to the issue
St. Andrew's United Church hosts 15th annual teddy bear picnic

St. Andrew's United Church hosts 15th annual teddy bear picnic

Take your kids to St. Andrew's Park on Saturday (June 25) for face painting, cookie decorating or to pick up a teddy in need of a home 🧸
10 North Shore breweries heading to Vancouver Craft Beer Week in July

10 North Shore breweries heading to Vancouver Craft Beer Week in July

Over 80% of tickets are sold out to the Lower Mainland’s biggest celebration of artisanal alcohol 🍻