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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

Low tide solves mystery of floating Lime bike in West Vancouver

Low tide solves mystery of floating Lime bike in West Vancouver

A rental bike perched on a pipe near Ambleside Beach seemingly braved the waves of high tide
BC United candidate sparks debate on use of ‘British Columbians’ to refer to Indigenous Peoples

BC United candidate sparks debate on use of ‘British Columbians’ to refer to Indigenous Peoples

Statements made on social media by West Vancouver-Capilano MLA hopeful Caroline Elliott were harmful, says Squamish educator
Photos: Bob Lewis heritage home lists for $2.9M in North Vancouver

Photos: Bob Lewis heritage home lists for $2.9M in North Vancouver

The Upper Lonsdale home was built in 1956 for former judge Don Pool and his family
North Vancouver golf club maker takes aim at high-end putter market

North Vancouver golf club maker takes aim at high-end putter market

Scotty Cameron is famous for putting his U.S.-made putters in the hands of champions like Tiger Woods. Cove Golf aims to make the same calibre of club in Canada
‘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
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