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North Vancouver's Free Shipyards Ice Skating Rink Opens This Week

Posted on Nov 30, 2022


One of our favourite Metro Vancouver outdoor rinks is returning just in time for the holiday season.

The City of North Vancouver announced today that the free Shipyards Skate Plaza is opening on Friday, December 2. Mayor Linda Buchanan will welcome guests during a special event on the first day.

Until the end of winter, skaters of all ages can glide...

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5 Kitchen Trends That Are Stylish & Innovative

Posted on Nov 28, 2022


Infuse personality into your kitchen with stylish design trends. From shaker cabinet styles and two-toned designs to open shelving and multifunctional islands, here is how Kitchen Craft combines style and function in your kitchen.

All-White Kitchens

All-white kitchens are here to stay! Layer shades of white on cabinets, granite countertops, and backs...

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New BC Housing Laws Will Set Housing Targets For Municipalities

Posted on Nov 23, 2022


Premier David Eby's proposed measures include laws that could order fast-growing municipalities to meet housing supply targets and end rental restrictions based on age or type of building.

Premier David Eby introduced two bills Monday that will set housing targets for up to 10 fast-growing municipalities, end rental restrictions for about 300,000 c...

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Rate Holds: Are They Worth The Hype?

Posted on Nov 21, 2022


Rate holds have become highly-rated in the bumpy landscape of mortgage interest rates and homeseeking. But is a fixed-rate option the best bet today? And what if variable-rate turns out to be the best choice for tomorrow? Well, we didn’t get all dressed up for nothing - let’s find out together.

Homeseeking is a rush of exhilaration and uncertainty...

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What Are The Buying Costs of a Home?

Posted on Nov 16, 2022


If you’ve decided to buy a home, it’s important you understand all the costs involved in addition to the price you're paying for the property.

Mortgage application
Lenders may charge a mortgage application fee, which will vary depending on the lending institution.

Mortgage insurance
The federal government requires high-ratio mortgages with less than 20...

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Windfall Cider is Quickly One of North Vancouver's Best Places to Eat

Posted on Nov 14, 2022


Nathaly and Jeff Nairn have vision. You can taste it in their array of concise dry ciders, and now from a new food menu that elevates their tasting room to a food and drink destination.

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the Lower Mainland’s restaurant scene, you likely noticed the name Douglas Lee pop up.

The 24-year-old chef has cooked at several wel...

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