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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

Watch: Mother raccoon rescues baby that fell at North Van SeaBus terminal

Watch: Mother raccoon rescues baby that fell at North Van SeaBus terminal

A related TikTok video has been viewed more than 3.4M times. Animal experts say the young critter is likely OK
‘Chén̓chenstway’: Community lifts up Elders on Tsleil-Waututh pilgrimage walk (photos)

‘Chén̓chenstway’: Community lifts up Elders on Tsleil-Waututh pilgrimage walk (photos)

To commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the pilgrimage retraced the route home from the former site of St. Paul's Residential School
Idling Porsche stolen from North Van auto shop, then returned

Idling Porsche stolen from North Van auto shop, then returned

'In the policing world, nothing is unusual'
Pedestrian injured in North Van identified, RCMP say

Pedestrian injured in North Van identified, RCMP say

Police put out a call on Friday to help identify the woman, who had been unconscious since being struck by a vehicle on a crosswalk
Restored Bob Lewis mid-century 'Rancher House' listed for $2.5M in North Van

Restored Bob Lewis mid-century 'Rancher House' listed for $2.5M in North Van

The 2,200-square foot home sits on a quarter-acre lot in the Westview neighbourhood
North Vancouver man wins $1M in Lotto Max draw

North Vancouver man wins $1M in Lotto Max draw

After paying off his mortgage, winner Christopher Ritter says he'll vacation with his wife to Arizona and relax poolside
How to make your home bear safe, and what to do if one comes by

How to make your home bear safe, and what to do if one comes by

Bear experts say to keep your property free of enticing smells, and if a bear still shows up at your house, assert your dominance.
TikTok-famous bear in North Van put down

TikTok-famous bear in North Van put down

A seemingly entertaining video of a fridge-raiding bear displayed behaviour that led to it being killed by conservation officers
B.C. cystic fibrosis families relieved as coverage for wonder drug extends to young kids

B.C. cystic fibrosis families relieved as coverage for wonder drug extends to young kids

Parents and other advocates continued to fight for access through the summer, as B.C. lagged behind other provinces to cover costs
Here's what to do if a bear follows you

Here's what to do if a bear follows you

Bear behaviour expert Ellie Lamb says when bears follow, you should teach them that's bad manners.