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A big part of what makes the North Shore one of the best places in the world to live is the diverse selection of small businesses throughout North and West Vancouver.

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In the following pages, you will find reasons from A-Z to keep your shopping dollars local. We encourage you to show your #NorthShore pride and #ShopLocal!

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Residents from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove have no reason to leave their beautiful community to shop elsewhere… everything they could possibly need or want can be found here on the North Shore. The best part? Shopping locally means an immediate boost to our economy which keeps the North Shore a vibrant and thriving community. And it feels great to support the businesses that support our local organizations, sports teams, school activities, community events and so much more.

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Fashion and foundations for the full figured woman

For more than 29 years, Above Average Lingerie & Fashions have been providing an extensive selection of quality bras and panties in “hardto-find” sizes. Experienced staff are always available for professional bra fittings. We are pleased to also offer a variety of fashionable clothing, activewear and sleepwear, all in sizes 14+.

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Jewellers

Bishops Jewellers has been in business since 1955, providing premium quality service and exceptional craftsmanship. We specialize in all styles of jewelry including custom designs made by Hovig goldsmith! Amazing selection of beautiful wedding and engagement rings.

1598 Lonsdale Avenue North Vancouver | 604.988.4717 Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30-5:30

103 12th Street E, North Vancouver 604.988.0445 | www.aboveaverage.ca

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art of the North Vancouver business community for the last 7 years, Cahill CPA is a family-run accounting firm located in central Lonsdale. Our partners & many members of our team live in North Vancouver, and we are proud to be part of such a vibrant, friendly, and diverse community. We specialize in personal and corporate accounting and tax.

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We have a growing team of highly experienced staff. We prepare income tax returns and support individuals in areas related to estate planning and trusts.

Let us show your car some Love! Free February 65+ point Courtesy Inspection with Oil & Filter Service for $37.95

We provide full service accounting to local small businesses and entrepreneurs, and we have a diverse client base in a variety of industries around the North Shore.

(plus tax) up to 5L Reg Oil & Filter Expires Feb 28, 2020

Big Enough to Know, Small Enough to Care!

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Ellison Travel & Tours opened in 1980 and now employs more than 90 full and part time travel professionals in six locations: North Vancouver, BC, Exeter, London, Ottawa and Toronto, ON and Halifax, NS. Today, the family-run company covers a broad swath of the travel market including vacation and corporate travel and specializes in customized tours for adult and student groups. Marcie Ellison-Outerbridge manages her team in the North Vancouver location offering vacation travel, tours for women and corporate travel in addition to their group travel services for students and adults. Visit their website at www.ellisontravel.com for all your travel needs.

110 Fell Avenue North Vancouver

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Forerunners is a store built on community and passion. We pride ourselves not only on our service, but also on our dedication to educating, motivating and inspiring fellow runners. We are runners ourselves, and we take great joy in building and fostering the running community on the North Shore. Our goal is to provide runners, walkers, and fitness enthusiasts of all levels with the specialized support they need to fulfil their

fitness goals. From first-time 5K runners to world-class athletes, we can get you set up to hit the ground running. Looking for a new pair of kicks to get you out on the road, trails or up the Grouse Grind? Come in and meet owners Ken Greenaway and Jerry Ziak and the rest of the knowledgeable staff at Forerunners in North Vancouver.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm #101-315 West 1st Street North Vancouver 604.983.2470 www.ellisontravel.com

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RENT IT, BUY IT, LOVE IT. allery at CityScape Community ArtSpace – a friendly, welcoming exhibition space in Lower Lonsdale where you can view, rent, and/or buy art by local artists.

On now in the gallery, Art Rental Exhibition features the work of over 150 artists. Rent original art for $1555/month. northvanarts.ca

In The Shop at CityScape more opportunities to shop local: beaded jewellery by Lisa Enquist; ceramics by Karole Doucette of Red Boat Studio; books & art Cards by Joan Boxall & Stephen Corcoran; glass bowls & vases by Guy Hollington; coasters by Dana Huhn of Juliet Décor; and Art woodcut block prints by Rick Herdman.

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ighland Optical is a small, independently owned, full-service optical boutique providing carefully curated, unique, beautifully crafted frames to distinguish our clients from the masses.

Personable, professional assistance from our informed opticians will assure you of the best and latest lens technology and style advice that guarantees your choices. Enjoy eyewear shopping in a lively, fun atmosphere where you’re sure to have an experience you’ll want to repeat.

Knowledgeable. Professional. Personable. 335 Lonsdale Avenue North Vancouver 604.988.6844 northvanarts.ca

3104 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver 604.988.8919 • www.highlandoptical.ca

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Jonathan Wilkinson Member of Parliament for North Vancouver

Our new constituency office is located at:

201-310 Esplanade East North Vancouver 604.775.6333 Jonathan.Wilkinson@parl.gc.ca

IN THE RAW...

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm WHAT WE OFFER:

Food for Dogs and Cats Inc.

Raw Food, Treats, Toys Shampoos & Supplements, Birthday Cakes, Beds & Bowls, Collars & Leads.

! Casework assistance ! Outreach and volunteer

opportunities

! Certificate requests

Our staff is here to help you with the process of dealing with federal departments, programs and services.

Featuring an ALL Canadian line-up of quality raw foods & locally made treats.

Our office responds to inquiries

We’re here to assist you in making a healthier choice for your fur kids in 2020.

community. If you have a comment

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Monday to Friday 10-7 / Saturday & Sunday 10-6

150 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver | 604.904.3647 www.intherawpetfood.com

every day from members of our or question to send to Jonathan, you are welcome to stop by or send your message by mail, or email to Jonathan.Wilkinson@parl.gc.ca. Our office is please to send

certificates of achievement and milestones for our constituents and local organizations in North Vancouver. We are also happy to submit requests to the office of the Prime Minister, the Governor General, and the Queen for significant milestones. Jonathan enjoys interacting with constituents here in North Vancouver through events in the community. If you are interested in meeting with Jonathan, inviting him to an event, or volunteering with our team, contact our office.


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mmwah! Don’t miss Korna’s Kissing Booth Give the one you REALLY love a little kiss for a good cause

SAT FEB. 8 11AM TO 3PM

Photos by Donation ($10 Min) All proceeds will go to Small Animal Rescue Society of BC

1174 Marine Drive, NorthVancouver 604.904.2008 | kornapet.com

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Love Our Mortgage Solutions.

Most people hate their mortgage, so putting mortgage and love in the same sentence isn’t popular. But Michael James at Mortgage Evolution from Dominion Lending Centres is a different kind of mortgage broker.

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Zara Suleman - Lawyer Suleman Family Law

Beginnings... endings... transitions... Life is full of change.

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answered such as what will happen with children, finances, property or support.

I feel privileged to be involved in assisting people through all the changes in their lives. These changes can involve people meeting, deciding to be together and building their relationship and family. Sometimes things work out as planned and sometimes they don’t. I am here to help people through their transitions. People in the process of ending a relationship may have many questions that need to be

We are also here if you are creating your family with the help of donors or surrogates. Our Fertility Law practice can provide you the advice you need.

is for law. As the lawyer and founder of Suleman Family Law, I have had the pleasure of building my Family Law and Fertility Law practice on the North Shore.

As things end there is always the potential for new beginnings – a new relationship, new living arrangements which you may also have some questions about.

Life moves on and the changes continue… let Suleman Family Law help you along the way.

Waterfront Business Centre Suite 220–145 Chadwick Court, North Vancouver 604.424.9059 | www.sulemanfamilylaw.com blog: thebusinessofbreakups.com

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Most of the “Big 6 Banks” offer mortgages only when you meet their new strict qualifications. Michael can open doors when the bank closes them as he shops over 30 different lenders to come up with unique mortgage solutions to your financial needs. Whether you want to renovate, use your home as equity, buy or move, Michael looks for the best rates with the lowest penalties. That’s why people love our mortgage solutions. The process can be as simple as a 20-minute phone call.

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Accepting donations on preloved housewares and clothing for the entire family. Best prices on the Shore!

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NEIGHBOURS Call Michael James today: 778.385.5503 Stay on top of things and sign up for my e-news at: www.mjamesmortgages.com

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154 E. 2nd Street, North Vancouver 604.770.3686 | neighboursthriftstore@gmail.com FREE PARKING IN THE BACK Open 11am to 7pm Monday-Saturday & Sunday 10am to 6pm


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e offer comprehensive eye exams, contact lenses, more than 1000 frames to choose from, and a beautiful optical gallery. We offer a wide range of services including dry eye therapy, myopia control, children’s vision care and neuro vision therapy for concussion and poor eye coordination. We are honoured to receive the North Shore News Readers Choice Award as a winner for many years. It takes an entire team to earn achievements like this; each one of us is very proud to be a part of an optometry clinic that our patients feel strongly about. Thank you for your support and letting us take care of your family’s eye health!

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255-1233 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver 604.987.9191 • www.lynnvalleyoptometry.com

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North Vancouver’s favourite letter is a big red Q! Experience all the great changes at Lonsdale Quay Market, under the Q! Our newest vendor, Basilico, will be opening soon specializing in fresh hand-made pastas and sauces. Also check out our recently unveiled Market Kitchen, a culinary carousel for the community with demos and pop-ups! We always have exciting events and vendor news at the Market, so don’t miss out by subscribing to our newsletter. And make sure you check our website for all the latest details, including our next event for Lunar New Year!

Bottom of Lonsdale 123 Carrie Cates Ct. North Vancouver 604.985.6261 www.lonsdalequay.com

For excellence in personal injury, family law and estate litigation, we are here to help you.

Pettit and Company, Trial Lawyers 301-2609 Westview Drive North Vancouver 604.998.0901 www.pettitandco.com *Services provided through law corporation.

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Beautiful smiles that last a lifetime Providing comprehensive general dentistry services on the North Shore for over 15 years

OPEN WEEKENDS Call now to schedule an appointment 202-1401 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver 604.987.1234 | skylinedentalcentre.ca


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Stong’s Market is your local full service grocery store, established in 1931 in Vancouver by Carson Stong. We are 100% BC owned and operated. At Stong’s, we offer a wide selection of products. We carry all major brands as well as an extensive selection of unique, gourmet, natural, organic and plant-based products. We pride ourselves on being the local grocer and in turn support local suppliers large and small. You can find hundreds of local brands throughout our stores. To top it off, our meat department is second to none. Our meat is cut fresh and packaged in-store by apprenticed meat cutters not at a central plant. Our selection includes exotic seafood and gourmet items such as pheasant, quail, and ostrich.

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The North Shore’s Largest Private Liquor Store

The Gull Liquor Store is North Vancouver’s largest private liquor store with a massive selection of beer, wine and spirits. We invite you every Friday and Saturday evenings from 3-7pm for free store tastings. Try something new and different. Sample and learn more about the product you’re about to buy from experienced winemakers, distillers and brewers. Conveniently located in the Park and Tilford Shopping Centre.

ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE FOR DELIVERY OR INSTORE PICKUP AT GULLLIQUORSTORE.COM

Thank you for choosing to shop local.

2150 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver 604.973.0700 | stongs.com

Park & Tilford Mall, North Vancouver 900-333 Brooksbank Ave. 604.988.5545 | gullliquorstore.com

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UPPER LEVEL service will impress you

pper Level Plumbing is a North Vancouver based company and we’ve been proudly servicing the North Shore and Lower Mainland for seven years. We offer complete plumbing services including drain cleaning, camera scoping, new construction, renovations, gas work and light commercial.

At Upper Level Plumbing we strive in giving our clients the highest quality of workmanship from friendly, knowledgeable staff. We take pride in going the extra mile for our clients and making your customer experience a positive one. We look forward to providing UPPER LEVEL service to all of our clients while taking care of your plumbing and gas needs.

Victoria Park Dental is a trustworthy choice for your family’s dental care needs Located in the heart of North Vancouver, Victoria Park Dental specializes in comprehensive dental care for the entire family. We take pride in teaching our clients about healthy teeth habits and how to maintain good oral hygiene. We are here to answer any questions you may have and look forward to welcoming you to our office.

CARING FOR SMILES 103 - 1111 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver 604.987.3428 | victoriaparkdental.ca

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Not Your Typical Yoga Studio

Oxygen Yoga & Fitness is a fun, fresh twist on exercise.

Our mix of 23 different yoga and fitness classes means that you’ll never get tired of the same dull exercise routine. Classes like Hot Power Core, Restorative Fascia Release with RAD Roller and Fast & Furious classes – workouts you won’t see at any other fitness studio. Improve your technique, burn off that extra five pounds, stretch out your body with a group of supportive fitness experts and members who all want to have a great time and stay fit.

Your Blundstone source on the North Shore for a large selection of women and men’s styles including the CSA work boot. Your North Shore stop for the best service and selection of shoes, clothing and accessories.

1524 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver 604.306.9642 (YOGA) | oxygentraining.ca

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