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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.
North Vancouver man turns life around with successful soda brand

North Vancouver man turns life around with successful soda brand

Kirk Buxton started his probiotic drink business with $100 of Ikea jars while in recovery for substance use
Missing woman has been found safe, West Vancouver police say

Missing woman has been found safe, West Vancouver police say

The woman who was last seen on Jan. 15 in West Vancouver has been found and is safe
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 Vancouver White Spot set to close after nearly 70 years in business

West Vancouver White Spot set to close after nearly 70 years in business

White Spot has been serving up Legendary burgers and Pirate Paks at Park Royal since 1955
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
Lonsdale Quay pride flag vandal pleads guilty in North Vancouver

Lonsdale Quay pride flag vandal pleads guilty in North Vancouver

His actions were hateful and should carry a criminal record, Crown says
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
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