With the weather changing from stunning sunshine and beautiful sunsets back to the normal seasonal weather we would otherwise be having, we are excited to get you up to speed on this weeks happenings in and around Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver.
We have a fairly long and detailed briefing below for your ease of reading and hope you enjoy our weekly This Week on Lonsdale features.
Georgia Straight – outlines why the residents who live on the North Shore are the main people who are suffering as a result of the ongoing Translink strike.
The Province – a member of the Canadian Government who lives on the North Shore and is the primary contact for local transit is under fire.
North Shore News – the North Vancouver District is rezoning the Delbrook community in Upper Lonsdale to accommodate real estate development.
BC Government – has launched a roadway study to understand what needs to be changed in the Upper Lonsdale area and further West on Highway 1.
Vancouver Sun – many First Nations groups are buying their land back and going to be developing the lands for residential and commercial usage.
Emergency Management – recently conducted a test of the procedures associated with mitigating an emergency like situation in North Vancouver.
Global News – a North Vancouver landlord is being charged a hefty fine for operating an illegal hostile like setup leveraging Airbnb for patrons.
CTV News – a brand new urgent and primary care medical centre has launched in Lower Lonsdale to help with medical needs in the community.
Metro Vancouver – new facility will provide a higher level of treatment to the North Shore’s wastewater systems before it is sent into the Burrard Inlet.
Instagram – new Italian Restaurant on Lonsdale Avenue and 18th opens soon with a wrap around patio and extensive menu including awesome pizza.
CBC News – on Thursday evening this past week Lonsdale saw some of the worst traffic in recent memory with buses delayed up to 4 hours.
North Van School District – come and learn about the new 10 year strategic plan for the public school system here on the North Shore Vancouver.
City of North Van – and neighbouring North Shore municipalities are working with TransLink to plan and design the Marine Drive RapidBus route.
North Van Arts – an evening of discussion around what’s new in social media, which steps improve engagement, and how to use zero-budget marketing.
Remembrance Day – join Mayor Buchanan, local veterans, local MPs, MLAs, Police and Fire Chiefs on Monday at the Remembrance Day service.
North Van Recreation – check out this awesome list of all of the local events and happenings in and around Lonsdale Avenue to enjoy with your family.
City of North Van – publishes a weekly roundup of the pertinent news and current events, including the State of the City Gala, local hiring and more.
Twitter – check out the photos and people who attended the 2019 North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Awards at the Pinnacle Pier Hotel.
Living Lane – aims to transform an overlooked Lonsdale alley into a vibrant community space that inspires a mix of programming and interventions.
If you have a news item or local announcement to make contact us and we can consider including it within next weeks This Week on Lonsdale briefing.