Main photo is Lonsdale Avenue camel being safe and smart.
Given the state of the world at the moment with the global pandemic and how many people are self isolating and staying home to avoid contracting the Covid-19 Coronavirus, do you think the rate of child births will increase or will the divorce rate increase? Cabin fever is a very real thing. LOL.
This Week on Lonsdale we have plenty of updates for your coming from the corridor and surrounding areas of North Vancouver. We really hope that you take the precautions from the Government seriously and start changing the way you live and work. And as a media publisher we will keep you informed with everything happening in our community.
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Scout Magazine – local distilleries here on the North Shore are starting to create hand sanitizer for the public changing over from liquor production.
Squamish Nation – is asking that all non band members stay away from the local residential areas of band land in North Vancouver and Squamish.
North Van Chamber – check out the results from the COVID-19 Business Impact Survey in North Vancouver, where 7900+ people responded.
West Vancouver Foundation – the North Shore Emergency Response Grant is for charitable organizations serving those affected by the pandemic.
Vancouver is Awesome – published an article with a list of local craft beer micro breweries who are doing delivery of their brews for the public.
Georgia Straight – North Vancouver’s Park Sound Studios will hold a virtual fundraiser for musicians on Instagram Live this coming Saturday.
Pique Magazine – seniors under quarantine in North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley Care Centre due to a COVID-19 outbreak were treated to a show of support.
Vancouver Sun – wants you to checkout how empty and quiet some key areas of Metro Vancouver have become with people staying home to self isolate.
Ottawa Citizen – a North Vancouver based father and son who recently visited Peru are now unable to make it back into the country given the travel bans.
City News 1130 – 2 popular outdoor destinations in North Vancouver to close Sunday morning because people are failing to follow health officials’ advice.
Capilano University – is now offering all of their programs online through distance learning using video conference and other digital tools for students.
City of North Van – has closed all community and civic buildings across the community to stop the spread of the coronavirus and keep residents safe.
Daily Hive – all 3 of the main North Shore tourist mountains are now closed, including Mount Seymour, Grouse Mountain and Cypress Mountain.
CTV News – panic buying is taking over the world and was recently happening at the Superstore here in North Vancouver, this article shows photos.
National Post – the 38th edition of the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic has been cancelled for this year.
Journal of Commerce – published a great historical article about how the 1918 Spanish Flu impacted the Lower Lonsdale Shipyards building industry.
Canada.com – life is changing quickly in B.C. as the coronavirus sweeps the world, including the cancellation of the Rogers Hometown Hockey event.
CBC News – Ellie Greenwood, an ultramarathon coach based out of North Vancouver, says the Barkley Marathons are some of the worlds toughest.
Georgia Straight – local grocery store legend Stong’s Market has paved the way for online grocery shopping dating way back to the 1990’s.
Trail Forks – has uploaded a video showing use of an e-Bike on Mt Froome Expresso here on Vancouver’s North Shore, which looks to be tons of fun.
Walk Score – North Vancouver has an average Walk Score of 77 with 48,196 residents who live within the City, check out these stats about accessibility.
Breaking Bread – many of the local restaurants and eateries on the North Shore have grouped together to support one another with new menus and delivery.
North Van School District – wants all parents to know that the local playgrounds and fields are closed to the public and should not be used.
City of North Van – sent out their weekly CityView email newsletter with a message from the Mayor, new City hall procedures and much more.
That’s all for this weeks local news and current events updates, we tried to share a mix of topics not just focusing on the pandemic, as we all need to deal with this while thinking of the future and moving forward with life. If you have any updates you would like to share within the community, head over to our contact page to send us a message.