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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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Recent Work by Nick

‘How hard is being prime minister?’ Trudeau takes questions from North Vancouver students

‘How hard is being prime minister?’ Trudeau takes questions from North Vancouver students

Being a teacher stayed with him as the frame to engage with the world, the prime minister said Tuesday at Sutherland Secondary
'Smart gloves' could transform therapy for stroke patients, UBC researcher says

'Smart gloves' could transform therapy for stroke patients, UBC researcher says

The gloves can track hand movement for a fraction of the cost of traditional motion-capture technology, says North Vancouver PhD candidate and software engineer Armin Tashakori.
Tesla supercharger queue jams North Vancouver parking lot

Tesla supercharger queue jams North Vancouver parking lot

A combination of cold weather and other Tesla-specific issues is causing the congestion, expert says.
Check out this eye-popping virtual tour of Mt Seymour ski resort

Check out this eye-popping virtual tour of Mt Seymour ski resort

Hundreds of panoramic drone images and video clips show potential guests what to expect at the North Vancouver winter sports destination
West Van senior jailed for sexual assault of minors, years after charges declined by Crown

West Van senior jailed for sexual assault of minors, years after charges declined by Crown

The senior reoffended nearly 20 years after he was first reported to police but not charged
Whale poop in West Van lab sheds light on orcas at risk of extinction

Whale poop in West Van lab sheds light on orcas at risk of extinction

Researchers are conducting scat science in hopes of directing policy that protects orca populations
Hundreds of tonnes of mandarin oranges are wasted in B.C. each year – why?

Hundreds of tonnes of mandarin oranges are wasted in B.C. each year – why?

Around 10% of the holiday citrus is wasted annually, due to overproduction and its sensitivity to degradation, says food recovery expert
Truck loads of oranges dumped at North Vancouver waste centre

Truck loads of oranges dumped at North Vancouver waste centre

When people are going hungry on a regular basis, it should be illegal for large companies to throw food away, gardener says.
West Vancouver missing person found deceased

West Vancouver missing person found deceased

Police do not believe criminality is involved
Ultimate 'Twilight' cosplay: Rent Edward Cullen's home for $20K

Ultimate 'Twilight' cosplay: Rent Edward Cullen's home for $20K

Designed by famed architect Arthur Erickson, the West Vancouver property has been racking up views on TikTok.
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