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RC2 | Readers Choice 2023

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the North Shore News’ annual Readers’ Choice Awards!

You, our loyal readers, cast your votes, recognizing the best businesses, restaurants, people and places throughout the North Shore

The North Shore News received almost 6,700 ballots While our poll may not qualify as a scientific survey, the level of participation from our community does lend credibility to the outcome, as do our strict rules on how we count and qualify ballots. Each ballot must have contained a minimum number of categories voted on – and only one ballot per IP address was accepted I want to offer my sincere congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards They are most deserving of our recognition as the favourites on the Shore. But, don’t take my word for it; please visit and support these businesses and decide for yourself

Thank you all of those who participated in this year’s poll and congrats again to our winners and finalists Please enjoy this keepsake special publication as a token of your commitment to our community.

You are truly what makes the North Shore special.



Readers Choice 2023 | RC3 Unit 114 - 400 BrooksbankAve, NorthVancouver | 604 985 2131 | www nsnews com NORTH SHORE NEWS 2023
TABLEOFCONTENTS Check out ourPlatinumWinners from page 29 to 37 – these local businesses havewon theircategoryforfiveyears in a rowfrom 2018-2022! Antiques Shop 4 Appliance Store......................4 Athletic Apparel Store 4 Auto Parts Store 4 Bakery 4 Bike Store 4 Book Store...............................5 Butcher Shop 5 Cannabis Store.......................5 Car Dealer (New) 5 Car Dealer (Used) 5 Children’s Fashion 7 Chocolate Shop 7 Computer Sales & Service Provider 7 Delicatessen ...........................7 Dollar Store 7 E-Bike Store 9 Electric Vehicle Dealer 9 Flooring Store 9 Florist 9 Furniture Store....................11 Garden Centre 11 Gift Store 11 Grocery Store 11 Health/Vitamin Store 11 Home Décor Store.............11 Home Electronics Store 11 Home Improvement/ Hardware Store 13 Jewelry Store.......................13 Kitchenware Shop 13 Linen Store 13 Lingerie Shop 13 Local Market 13 Mattress Store ....................13 Men’s Fashions 15 Optical Store 15 Organic Grocery Store 15 Orthotics Specialists 15 Outdoor Gear & Clothing Store 15 Paint/Painting Supplies Store 15 Pet Supplies Store 15 Pharmacy 15 Private Liquor Store 16 Private Wine Store 16 Produce Store 16 Seafood Store 16 Second Hand Store 16 Shoe Store 16 Ski/Board Store 16 Sports Equipment Store....16 Stationery Store .................17 Tire Store..............................17 Toy Store 17 U-Brew/U-Vin 17 Watch Retailer 17 Window Coverings Store 17 Women’s Fashions 17 SHOPPING Breakfast Restaurant ..........19 Burger 19 Business Lunch 19 Chinese Restaurant 19 Coffeehouse 19 Craft Brewery/Distillery 19 Dessert Spot 19 Greek Restaurant 20 Happy Hour 20 Healthy Eating 20 Ice Cream/Froyo 20 Indian Restaurant..................20 International Restaurant.....20 Italian Restaurant..................20 Japanese Restaurant 20 Korean Restaurant 20 Lunch On-the-Go 21 Meal Prep Service 21 Mexican Restaurant 21 Neighbourhood Pub 21 New Restaurant 21 Patio 21 Persian Restaurant 22 Pizza 22 Place for Cocktails................22 Place for Comfort Food......22 Restaurant for a Romantic Date 22 Restaurant With aView 23 Sandwich Bar 23 Seafood Restaurant 23 Smoothie/Juice Bar 23 Thai Restaurant 23 Upscale Dining......................23 Vegetarian Restaurant 24 Vietnamese Restaurant 24 Weekend Brunch 24 Wine List.................................24
Art Gallery 26 BikingTrail...............................26 Dance Studio 26 Educational Program for Kids.....................................26 Golf Course 26 HikingTrail 26 Local Instagram Spot...........27 Music School 27 North Shore Hotel 27 North Shore TouristAttraction 27 PerformingArtsTheatre 27 Place to Entertain the Kids 28 Place to Walk the Dog........28 Recreation Centre................28 Summer Camp 28 TravelAgency 28 LIFESTYLE Acupuncture Clinic 38 Barber Shop 38 Beauty Bar 38 Boxing/Mixed MartialArts ............................38 Chiropractic Clinic 38 Cosmetic Dental Clinic 40 Counselling Services 40 Day Spa 40 Denture Clinc 42 Esthetics/Skin Care Clinic 42 Family Dental Clinic.............42 Fitness Studio/Gym 42 Hair Removal Clinic 44 Hair Salon 44 Hearing Clinic........................44 MartialArts Studio 44 MassageTherapy Clinic 45 Nail Bar 45 Naturopathic Clinic 45 Optometry Clinic 45 Orthodontic Clinic 45 Personal Training Studio 46 Physiotherapy Clinic 46 Pilates Studio 46 Yoga Studio 46 HEALTH & WELLNESS Accounting Firm...................47 Autobody & Collision Repair Shop 47 Auto Service Centre 47 Bank/Credit Union 47 Boat Repair & Maintenance Shop 47 CarWash & Detailing 49 Carpet Cleaning Company..49 Caterer 49 Childcare Centre 49 Dog Groomer 49 DogTrainer 49 Dog Walker 51 Driving School.......................51 Dry Cleaner 51 Electrical Company 51 Financial Planner...................51 Home Builder 52 Home Cleaning Company 52 Home Inspector 52 Home Renovation Contractor 52 Home Security Company 52 HVAC Contractor 53 InsuranceAgency 53 Interior Designer 53 Junk Removal Company 53 Landscape Company...........53 Law Firm..................................53 Locksmith................................55 Mortgage Broker 55 Motorcycle Service Shop 55 Moving Company 55 Non-Profit Organization.....55 Notary Public 55 Oil Change Centre 57 Painting Company 57 Pest Control Company 57 Pet Daycare/Boarding 57 Plumbing Company 57 Pool & Spa Maintenance Specialists 58 Real Estate Company 58 Restoration Specialists 58 Retirement Residence.........58 Roofing Company.................59 Seniors Home Care 59 Seniors Service 59 Storage Company 59 Veterinary Clinic 59 SERVICES PROJECT COORDINATORS IRENE LEE &TANNIS HENDRIKS PHOTOGRAPHY PAULMCGRATH & GETTYIMAGES.CA CREATIVE SERVICES BIRGITBRUNNER
With over 6,600 ballots cast in our 27th annual Readers Choice Awards, we want to thank you for voting and showing local businesses some love. NORTH SHORE NEWS 2023 CONGRATULATIONS to Roxanne Carriere –the lucky winner of a $500 gift card from



Coast Consignment

• Echo’s China

• Second Time Around Antiques



• Coast Appliances

• ILAC Appliance & Vacuum


Mountain Equipment Co-Op

• Arc’teryx Factory Store

• North Shore Ski & Board



• Lordco Auto Parts

• North Shore Off-Road

Winners are indicated with a star and finalists are listed in order of highest to lowest votes received In case of more than two finalists or two winners, this indicates there was a tie!


COBS Bread

• Westlynn Bakery

• BjornBar Bakery


Cove Bike Shop

• Steed Cycles

• Lynn Valley Bikes

RC4 | Readers Choice 2023
2027 LONSDALE AVENUE NORTH VANCOUVER | 604.985.6328 | PUCCINISDELI.COM Voted your favourite DELI
to the North Shore community for voting us your favourite DELI and supporting us for over13 years. We’re proud to share our passion for food with you! A BIG THANK YOU 10% OFF STOREWIDE FEB 17–FEB 19
The Last 5 Years in a row
Readers Choice 2023 | RC5 FavouriteBookStore KidsBooks • 32 Books • Booklovers Used Books NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SHOPPING FavouriteButcherShop British ButcherShoppe • Windsor Meats • Two Rivers Specialty Meats FavouriteCarDealer(New) Jim PattisonToyota North Shore • Capilano Volkswagen • Pacific Honda FavouriteCarDealer(Used) Pacific Honda • Capilano Volkswagen • Jim Pattison Toyota North Shore FavouriteCannabisStore North Shore Cannabis • Happy Isle Cannabis • 1st Cannabis WE ARE PROUD TO BE A NORTH SHORE FAVOURITE SINCE 1960. 604-985-1622 1199 Lynn Valley Rd, North Vancouver (Lynn Valley Centre) Thank You for Voting us as your Favourite Bakery Quality Meats & British Treats! Thank you for voting us as Your Favourite Butcher Shop again this year! 703 Queensbury Avenue, North Vancouver 604-985-2444 171 Pemberton Ave, North Vancouver 604.980.1110 We are honoured to be your favourite! Thank You
RC6 | Readers Choice 2023 OPEN 10:30-7:00 EVERYDAY T 604 926 8700 6609 Royal Ave, Horseshoe Bay Thank you for voting us as your Favourite Cannabis retail store on the north shore Must be 19+ years to enter store Identification will be checked prior to entry YourNorthShoreComputerStore ThankyouNorthShoreforvoting usasoneofyourfavourites. Wetakecareofeverycustomerlike theyareamemberofourfamily. @Evergreencomp•wwwfacebookcom/evergreencomputers 1914LonsdaleAvenue 604.629.9060 | 2020
Readers Choice 2023 | RC7 riteChildren’sFashions LYOWNED tive Baby bble tley FavouriteChocolateShop Thomas Haas Fine Chocolates & Patisserie • Purdy’s • Temper Chocolate & Pastry FavouriteComputerSales &ServiceProvider Evergreen Computers • Simply Computing • The Computer Guys NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SHOPPING FavouriteDollarStore Lonsdale DollarStore • Lily’s Dollar Plus • ABC Dollar Plus FavouriteDelicatessen Puccini’s Deli • Queensdale Market • La Galleria - LOCALLYOWNED Ac • Hatley Thank you for voting for us as one of North Shore’s favourites and supporting local! #EOTL End of the Line 4193 Lynn Valley Road • 604-904-2366 THANK YOU NORTH SHORE! It is an honour to be voted as your favourite. Serving the North Shore community since 1955 604.988.4717 1598 LONSDALE AVENUE, NORTH VANCOUVER HOURS: TUESDAY-SATURDAY 9:30-5:30 Thank you to all our wonderful clients for voting us as your favourite neighbourhood florist! Seventeen years (and counting) of celebrating life's events with flowers. Dundarave Village - 2451 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Order online at Or call 604-921-1999 Follow us on @limelightfloral Thank you! ThankYou! For choosing Reckless Shipyards as your favourite eBike shop on the NorthShore! RECKLESS SHIPYARDS IS A PROUD DEALER OF: Mention this ad to receive apprecation discount on E-Bikes Sales| Rentals | Service & Repair RECKLESS SHIPYARDS EBIKES & MORE 125 VICTORY SHIP WAY UNIT# 150 | 604-988-1425 | RECKLESSHIPYARDS.CA
RC8 | Readers Choice 2023 Lynn Valley 1199 Lynn Valley Rd. Park &Tilford 333 Brooksbank Ave. Pemberton Plaza 1250 Marine Drive Capilano 879 Marine Drive FOR VOTING US AS YOUR FAVOURITE GROCERY STORE ON THE NORTH SHORE THANK YOU to our amazing team members THANK YOU TO OUR CUSTOMERS
Readers Choice 2023 | RC9 NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SHOPPING FavouriteFlooringStore End ofthe Roll • Edgemont Floors • Ethical Flooring FavouriteFlorist DykhofNurseries & Florist • North Van Florist • Limelight FavouriteElectricVehicleDealer Tesla • Jim Pattison Toyota North Shore • Jim Pattison Hyundai North Shore (TIED) • Capilano Volkswagen (TIED) FavouriteE-BikeStore Obssession: E-Bikes • Reckless Shipyards - E-Bikes & More • OHM Electric Bikes Home Hardware 1329 Lonsdale Avenue orth Vancouver • 604-988-0838 139 East 14th St., North Vancouver 604-988-0838 Additional parking available in Parkade off 13th Street, parking fee reimbursed for any purchase of $10 or more, bring parking receipt. Pearson’s Pearson’s Thank you for voting us Favourite Home Improvement/Hardware Store! NEW LOCATION It’s the BIG RED BARN! 2308 OLD DOLLARTON ROAD NORTH VANCOUVER 604 985 1914 | DYKHOFNURSERIES COM Thank you for Voting us your Favourite Garden Centre & Florist
RC10 | Readers Choice 2023




• OMG it’s small by GingerJar

• CF Interiors


Maple LeafGarden Centre

• GardenWorks

• Dykhof Nurseries & Florist

FavouriteGiftStore - LOCALLYOWNED

End ofthe Line General Store

• Giftworks

• Red Horses Gallery



• Stong’s Market

• Thrifty Foods


Victoria’s Health

• Pure Integrative Pharmacy

• Vitasave (TIED)

• Cove Health (TIED)



OMG it’s small byGingerJar

• Giftworks

• Mo’s General Store


Best Buy

• London Drugs

• Visions

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Readers Choice 2023 | RC11 NORTH SHORE’S
255-1233 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver 604.987.9191 | 2016-2020 2021
RC12 | Readers Choice 2023 Thank You to our valued customers for voting us one of your favourite grocery stores on the North Shore. With two North Vancouver locations to serve you we hope you are doubly impressed. #120 - 845 Marine Drive North Vancouver 604-929-2299 3210 Edgemont Blvd North Vancouver 604-969-0064

FavouriteHomeImprovement/ HardwareStore - LOCALLYOWNED

RONAWest 1st St

• Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies

• Pearson’s Home Hardware


Blue Ruby

• Bishop’s Jewellers

• Birks


Bed Bath & Beyond

• Hudson’s Bay

• Essential Kitchenware


North Shore Linens

• Daniadown

• QE Home l Quilts Etc


LaVie en Rose

• Above Average Lingerie & Fashions

• Love Nest


Queensdale Market

• Foxy Farm Market

• Persia Foods Ethnic Markets


Sleep Country

• The Foam Shop

• Sleep Shop

Specially trained Wine Experts

of wines that are rare, exclusive, and hard to find. with same day service available We’ve gone platinum! NORTH SHORE NEWS 2018-2022 It’s our honour to be a long-standing part of this community.

Premium curated selection

Explore over 4000 wines

and friendly staff who are always ready to help. from around the world including a wide selection from BC. Wines that range from budget friendly to lavish. NORTH VANCOUVER 998 Marine Dr HOURS: Mon - Sat: 10am-8pm Sun: 11am-7pm CONTACT US AT: 604.929.7277

Easy pick-up & delivery
RC14 | Readers Choice 2023 PARK & TILFORD SHOPPING CENTRE 900-333BrooksbankAvenue,NorthVancouver | 604.988.5545 | Thank You North Shore! Open7dayaweekfrom: 9:00am–11:00pm *INSTOREONLY,SOMERESTRICTIONSAPPLY WE ARE OVERWHELMED BY YOUR ONGOING SUPPORT Locally owned and operated since 2015 2019 2021 2022 CUSTOMER APPRECIATION EVENT We invite you to join us February 28th for our annual customer appreciation sale and receive 10% off store wide* as our way of saying thank you! THE GULL LIQUOR STORE

FavouriteMen’sFashions - LOCALLYOWNED

North Shore Ski & Board

• The Boardroom

• J. Gregory Men’s Apparel


Edgemont Optometry

• Hollyburn Eye Clinic

• Lynn Valley Optometry


Queensdale Market

• Larry’s Market

• Farm to Table


Kintec: Footwear& Orthotics

• West Vancouver Foot Clinic

• Westview Wellness Centre


Mountain Equipment Co-Op

• Arc’teryx Factory Store

• North Shore Ski & Board


Benjamin Moore (Home MakeoverCentre)

• Cloverdale Paint

• RONA West 1st St


Bosley’s Pet Food Plus

• PetSmart

• Korna Natural Pet Supplies


Shoppers Drug Mart

• London Drugs

• Pure Integrative Pharmacy

THANK YOU For voting us as your favourite Tire Shop on the North Shore! 142 Fell Avenue 604-987-4408 860 1st St W 604-987-2033 860 1st St W 604-987-2033 212 Fell Avenue 604-985-8265 Thank You! from EDGEMONT OPTOMETRY
are so proud to have been recognized as your FAVOURITE OPTOMETRY CLINIC FAVOURITE OPTICAL STORE Drs. Harasym, Harris & Lee and staff look forward to seeing you soon. Welcoming New Patients! Book an appointment online at Celebrating 60 years in Edgemont Village
RC16 | Readers Choice 2023 NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SHOPPING FavouritePrivateWineStore Everything Wine • Liberty Wine Merchants • The Gull Liquor Store FavouritePrivateLiquorStore The Gull LiquorStore • Spirits of Mt Seymour • Dollarton Liquor Store FavouriteSecondHandStore The SalvationArmyThrift Store • Hunter & Hare • Mt Seymour United Church Thrift Shop FavouriteProduceStore Kin’s Farm Market • Parkgate Farm Market • Foxy Farm Market FavouriteShoeStore Browns • Zig Zag Boutique • SoftMoc FavouriteSeafoodStore The Crab Shop • Westlynn Meats & Seafood • Fisherman’s Market FavouriteSportsEquipmentStore - LOCALLYOWNED North Shore Ski & Board • North Shore Sports Swap • Larry’s Sports Shop FavouriteSki/BoardStore North Shore Ski & Board • Mountain Equipment Co-Op • The Boardroom Thank you for voting us for the 2023 Reader’s choice award! We are grateful for you supporting a local, family operated business established for over 30 years. “Helping people live caring connected lives full of meaningful moments.” Located in Lynn Valley Center. (604) 987-9702 You're the Queens of our s Thank you for voting us your Favourite Women's FashionsLocally Owned, 7 years in a row! We are absolutely tickled pink! Join us Feb 18th-20th for our Queen of Hearts Appreciation Event ! Save the taxes on clothing, enter to win prizes plus surprise & delight! 111-2120 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver 604-770-1667 littlepinkdoor com 11 e e g Thank you for voting us as your favourite! 3044 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver (604) 986-4111 | We love our community and continue to work with schools, parents, students, and organizations who are dedicated to the betterment of kids of all ages! Family-owned & operated on the North Shore for over 45 years!
Readers Choice 2023 | RC17 NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SHOPPING FavouriteToyStore - LOCALLYOWNED BC Playthings • Big Pete’s Collectibles • Toy Castle FavouriteTireStore KalTire • Canadian Tire • OK Tire FavouriteStationeryStore Glynda the Good Witch • Hallmark • Opus FavouriteU-Brew/U-Vin Cork-It Wine Making • My Wine Cellar • Gotto Grapes FavouriteWatchRetailer Hudson’s Bay • Birks • International Watch Repair & Service FavouriteWindowCoveringsStore Budget Blinds • A Shade Better • Home Makeover Centre FavouriteWomen’sFashions - LOCALLYOWNED Little Pink Door • Blue Sky Clothing Co. • Get Dressed 975 Marine Dr, North Vancouver 604-200-FEET(3338) THANK YOU NORTH SHORE We are honoured to be voted Favourite Orthotics Specialists Reserve your FREE One2One appointment at Hours Mon-Fri:6:30am-5:30pm Sat:8:30am-5:00pm Sun:10:00am-5:00pm 1624PembertonAvenue NorthVancouver,BCV7P-2S6 MainTel:(604)985-0823 Cel/Text/SMS:(604)813-4852 THANKYOU ForVotingUsAsYourFavourite PaintStore Thank you, North and West Vancouver, for your continued support of the FOOT CLINIC and all that it offers! Dr. Shenin Mohamed, PODIATRIST Specialized Foot Doctor & Surgeon 604-913-FOOT (3668) 1873 Marine Drive,West Vancouver We are proud to be one of your favorites We are proud to be one of your favourites
RC18 | Readers Choice 2023
Readers Choice 2023 | RC19 NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE FOOD & DRINK FavouriteBurger Five Guys Burgers & Fries • White Spot • Two Rivers Meat: The Shop FavouriteBusinessLunch JOEYShipyards • Cactus Club Café • Browns Socialhouse FavouriteChineseRestaurant Golden Pearl Restaurant • Red Chili Szechuan Cuisine • Westview Oriental Restaurant FavouriteBreakfastRestaurant OEB • BLVD Bistro • Lift Breakfast Bakery FavouriteCoffeehouse Delany’s Coffee House • JJ Bean • 49th Parallel Café & Lucky’s Doughnuts FavouriteCraftBrewery/Distillery Bridge Brewing Company • Deep Cove Brewers & Distillers • Wildeye Brewing FavouriteDessertSpot Earnest Ice Cream • Thomas Haas Fine Chocolates & Patisserie • Honey Doughnuts & Goodies Thanksfornamingusasoneof yourfavouriteicecream&dessert spotsonthe NorthShore! , -__, � s -,,, Come visit us: 127 W 1st Street Mon-Thurs: 12-9pm Fri/Sat/Sun: 12-10pm Feast. Drink. Celebrate. Thank You for voting us as one of your favourites! See our menu at 604-985-7955 106 – 1346 Marine Drive North Vancouver ®™ Trademarks of AM Royalties Limited Partnership used under license by LoyaltyOne, Co and Kypriaki Medi Grill Limited Partnership Dine-In • Take-Out • Delivery Open 4 to 9pm daily


Anatoli Souvlaki

• Mythos Greek Taverna

• Kypriaki Taverna


Earnest Ice Cream

• Dairy Queen

• Krave Culture Yoghurt Shop


Indian Fusion

• Palki Indian Restaurant

• Vaades


Lonsdale Bridge Deck

• Earls

• Browns Social House

FavouriteHealthyEating Buddha-Full

• The Workshop Vegetarian Café

• Kokomo

FavouriteInternationalRestaurant JägerhofRestaurant

• Tour De Feast

• Chez Michel

FavouriteItalianRestaurant Nook

• Bravo Cucina

• Farina a Legna


Mr. Sushi

• Hachi Hana

• Momiji Japanese Cuisine


Maru Korean Bistro

• Red Tori

• Spicy House

604-980-4316 71 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver Thank You! For voting us as one of your Favourite International Cuisine Restaurants 2022 604-986-7555 116 East 15th St NV THANK YOU to the North Shore for voting us as your Favourite Indian Restaurant. We look forward to serving you soon. ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET IS BACK Bhupinder Mroke, Owner info@wellfedstudio com • wellfedstudio com • 604-971-4756 Thank you North Shore for voting us as your favourite Meal Prep Service on the North Shore. Ready-to-cook meals for the time starved that want to eat well. Eat Clean, Eat Whole, Eat Well
Readers Choice 2023 | RC21 NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE FOOD & DRINK FavouriteLunchOn-the-Go S’wich Café • La Galleria • Soup Meister FavouriteMealPrepService Well Fed • Foodie Fit • Crave Healthiness FavouriteMexicanRestaurant Cantina Norte • La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop • Chipotle FavouriteNeighbourhoodPub Black BearNeighbourhood Pub • Bridge Brewing Company • The Gull Bar and Kitchen FavouriteNewRestaurant (<1yearold) 16 West • OEB • Copper Penny Distilling Co. FavouritePatio JOEYShipyards • Beach House • Tap & Barrel We appreciate your votes and ongoing support and look forward to serving you. TAV E R N A 132 Third St West, North Van 604-984-7411 • THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR US AGAIN AS PLATINUM WINNERS! YOU ARE WHAT MAKES US GREAT! Yaas Grill House 2057 Lonsdale Avenue 604-990-0020 | Voted as a favourite since 2014!


Yaas Grill House

• Cazba Restaurant

• Yummy Donair & Kebab


Farina a Legna

• Nicli Antica Pizzeria

• Scratch Kitchen


CopperpennyDistilling Co.

• Beach House

• Cactus Club Café



• BLVD Bistro

• Soup Meister

FavouriteRestaurantfor aRomanticDate

Arms Reach Bistro

• Beach House

We pride ourselves in providing our guests with a global culinary experience.

Thank you to our community and neighbours voting us as your Favourite Seafood Restaurant, Favourite Upscale Dining, Favourite Wine List and Favourite Restaurant for a Romantic Date.

• Fishworks 91 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver 778.340.3449 •

Readers Choice 2023 | RC23 NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE FOOD & DRINK FavouriteSeafoodRestaurant Fishworks • Beach House • The Crab Shop FavouriteSandwichBar La Galleria • S’wich Café • Honey Doughnuts & Goodies FavouriteRestaurantWithaView Beach House • Pier 7 restaurant + bar • The Salmon House FavouriteThaiRestaurant Thai House • Krua Thai • Thai Pudpong FavouriteSmoothie/JuiceBar Buddha-Full • BoosterJuice • The Local Lift Juice Bar FavouriteUpscaleDining Fishworks • Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio • The Salmon House 3270 Edgemont Blvd.
LOVE YOU TOO Thank you for voting us your favourite Healthy Eating location on the North Shore! KOKOMO Thankyou forvoting us as one of your Favourites.We are honoured. 604-980-1811 tourdefeast com 319 Mountain Hwy North Vancouver 26 TAPS AND GREAT FOOD @Lynn Valley Centre 604 990 8880 400+ CRAFT BEER SPIRITS AND WINE @Parkgate Village 604.983.3040 for voting the Black Bear Neighbourhood Pub as your FAVOURITE PUB and for voting Spirits of Mt. Seymour as your FAVOURITE PRIVATE LIQUOR STORE We look forward to seeing you. THANK YOU .
RC24 | Readers Choice 2023 NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE FOOD & DRINK FavouriteVegetarianRestaurant Buddha-Full • The Workshop Vegetarian Café • The Good Karma Café FavouriteWeekendBrunch BLVD Bistro • OEB • Lift Breakfast Bakery FavouriteWineList Fishworks • Tap & Barrel • 16 West FavouriteVietnamese Restaurant V-Nam Restaurant • Pho North Vancouver • Vina Vietnamese Cuisine thaNK YOU farinaalegna com | @farinaalegna 119 2nd St E, North Vancouver For votiNg FoR Us! We value your continued support | 116 West Esplanade Open 7 days a week. • 604.987.9911 • 11:30am to 9:30pm. Dine in, take out, delivery. RESTAURANT Thank You for voting us as your favourite Thai Restaurant on the North Shore LA GALLERIA FINE FOODS for voting for us again for your Favourite Sandwich Bar on our North Shore…
Readers Choice 2023 | RC25 604-984-9977 2045 Lonsdale Ave. Open 7 days a week for lunch & dinner Visit us online Thank you to our wonderful community and for voting us as your favourite Indian Restaurant!

Open to all school aged children, these camps offer daily themed activities in a fully licensed childcare program Open 7am-6pm for easy drop offs and pickups; no need to worry about before and after camp, it’s all included!

RC26 | Readers Choice 2023 FavouriteGolfCourse Northlands GolfCourse • Gleneagles Golf Course & Country Club • Murdo Fraser Par 3 FavouriteHikingTrail Baden PowellTrail • Lynn Loop • Capilano Canyon NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE LIFESTYLE FavouriteEducationalProgramforKids Lynn Canyon EcologyCentre • Artists 4 Kids • Kumon FavouriteDanceStudio SeymourDance
Inspired By Dance Company
North Shore Academy of Dancing FavouriteBikingTrail SpiritTrail
Seymour Demonstration Forest
Mt Seymour FavouriteArtGallery The Polygon
Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art
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Readers Choice 2023 | RC27 FavouriteLocalInstagramSpot The Shipyards • Lonsdale Quay • Fun Alley FavouriteNorthShoreHotel The Pinnacle at the Pier • Seaside Hotel • Lonsdale Quay Hotel FavouriteMusicSchool Long & McQuade • Deep Cove Music • Mi Fa Music & Art School NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE LIFESTYLE FavouriteNorthShore TouristAttraction The Shipyards • Capilano Suspension Bridge • Deep Cove FavouritePerforming ArtsTheatre CentennialTheatre • Kay Meek • Deep Cove Stage Society THANK YOU INSTAGRAM SPOT: THE QUAY MARKET & FOOD HALL COMFORT FOOD & LUNCH ON THE GO: THE SOUP MEISTER KITCHENWARE SHOP: ESSENTIAL KITCHENWARE HOTEL: LONSDALE QUAY HOTEL TOY STORE LOCALLY OWNED : TOY CASTLE for choosing us as some of your favourites! 123 CARRIE CATES COURT DAILY | 9AM-7PM LONSDALEQUAY.COM | @LONSDALEQUAY 604.987.7529 Thank you for voting for NVRC recreation centres & Centennial Theatre in your community favourites THANK YOU!
RC28 | Readers Choice 2023 FavouriteRecreationCentre Delbrook CommunityRecreation Centre • West Vancouver Community & Aquatic Centre • HarryJerome Community Recreation Centre FavouriteSummerCamp Bee Haven • Keats • Grouse Mountain (TIED) • Seymour Dance (TIED) • Kahlena Movement Studio (TIED) FavouriteTravelAgency Flight Centre • Expedia CruiseShipCenters • Cruise Holidays of West Vancouver FavouritePlacetoWalktheDog Ambleside • Mosquito Creek • Lynn Canyon Park NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE LIFESTYLE FavouritePlacetoEntertaintheKids Maplewood Farm • John Lawson Park Playground • LaserDome Thankyouforvotingusasyour favouriteNorthShoreHotel. Wearehonoured. 604-986-6111•1-800-836-6111 123CarrieCatesCourt3rdFloor.NorthVancouver CATERING, WEDDING AND HOTEL ROOM PACKAGES AVAILABLE. LONSDALE QUAY HOTEL THANK YOU NORTH SHORE! Find more great spaces in the City! Follow us on social media or visit We’re so proud you voted some of our amazing public spaces in the Top 3 Finalists in the 2023 Readers Choice Awards. Favourite Instagram Spot Fun Alley & The Shipyards Favourite Place to Walk the Dog Mosquito Creek Favourite Biking Trail Spirit Trail Favourite Tourist Attraction The Shipyards Learning Through Play Inclusive Preschool for 2s, 3s & 4s. THANK YOU! For trusting us to care for your children! Thanks for voting for us! WEST VANCOUVER COMMUNITY CENTRE Get the latest updates! @westvanrec MiFa Music & Art School Experienced :: Impassioned :: Committed (778) 323 6432 | mifaschool com 3046 Edgemont Blvd Suite 7 North Vancouver for voting us as one of your favourites. AND OUR STUDENTS THANK YOU, NORTH SHORE!



When a customer takes the time to nominate a business as their favourite, that’s a real compliment Receiving the most votes as a favourite business five yearsinarowisatrueaccomplishment, and a special honour indeed. Join us in congratulating these local businesses

Here are this year’s platinum winning businesses:


Evergreen Computers


End ofthe Roll




Queensdale Market


Shoppers Drug Mart


Kin’s Farm Market


The SalvationArmy

Thrift Store


North Shore Ski & Board



Mountain Equipment Co-op




B y’s Pet Food Plus


Everything Wine

BC Playthings



Little Pink Door

Favourite PhysiotherapyClinic

LynnValley Physiotherapy


“There are no words to express our gratitude; it inspires us to do more and continually serve you better ” says Shallaw Kadir, chef/owner of Fishworks, celebrating his twentieth year in the restaurant business on the North Shore Kadir sees the local community as an extension of his family and recognizes that those loyal customers are why Fishworks is such a success

Diversity and inclusion influence how menus are created, global flavours

and varied palettes are represented in thefood, and locally-sourced ingredients top the list Dietary preferences can be accommodated, and the restaurant has partnered with the Ocean Wise Conservation to offer sustainably-raised and caught seafood on the menu

Giving back is important to Fishworks, and they annually support the Heart & Stroke Foundation, local schools’ fundraising events, and participate in the National Chowder Chowdown Festival, a program by Ocean Wise Seafood


“Thank you for voting us your favourite physiotherapy clinic - we appreciate your support!” says Nico Berg, owner Since 1997, Lynn Valley Physiotherapy has offered unique services and health care options

Take the 1800 square foot modern gym space geared to patient rehabilitation that’s supervised by kinesiologists Or the highly-skilled physiotherapists offering manual therapy, acupuncture, shockwave therapy, intramuscular stimulation, and other therapy options

North Shore residents appreciate the clinic’s experienced, loyal staff that provide safe, friendly, expert care

The team is dedicated to continuing their own growth and education, so they can offer their clients up-to-date services and help them make the best, informed choices for treatment

Lynn Valley Physiotherapy is proud of its strong community ties over the years ranging from providing game day physiotherapy services for local soccer clubs, to donations for a wide range of great causes such as Girls Softball, Argyle Dry Grad, North Van Lions Club, Lynn Valley Days, Harvest Project, and BC Children’s Hospital Jeans Day

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“Avita was founded on the North Shore in 2001, and my wife, Tanya, our daughters and I, are long time North Vancouver residents,” says Peter Bachmann, co-owner and clinic director of Avita Health and Massage Therapy Center

Tanya is also a co-owner and clinic director of Avita Peter says that he, his family and team at the clinic “love the North Shore and are so proud to be a part of this beautiful place and community We see our mission as serving local residents and improving the quality of their lives” Winning the Readers Choice Platinum Award five years in a row is no small feat, and certainly not something Avita takes for granted

Pride in their business has been an essential key to the company ’ s success, as Avita practitioners are not only chosen for their skills, but also “because we look for heart and values,” says Peter The entire team has a deep sense of caring for their patients As well, they all possess a passion for what they do as professionals Clients can sense when a practitioner is fully invested, as there is a great deal of trust involved in these types of therapies that cannot be discounted Clients can relax when they have

confidence that they are in qualified hands Avita offers a full range of health services provided by their growing team of 44 people, including physiotherapy, registered massage therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture and counselling.

“We have never modelled ourselves after other clinics,” says Peter “For example, our physiotherapists only treat one-on-one and in private rooms This is different than some settings where practitioners see more than one patient at a time or operate in a common gym area ” That undivided attention allows focus for the treatment provider and patient, which can result in better outcomes

“We also offer full-service administrative support for our clients and direct billing for most extended health plans We care a great deal about creating the best possible client experience”

North Shore News readers voted, many who are clients at Avita themselves, based on the shared view that the Avita team genuinely cares about their clients and each other as staff, in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. “We’re very professional, but there’s also a lot of friendly laughter in the halls,” says Peter It’s no surprise that a company

like Avita has long given back to the community both locally and worldwide They’ve been involved with global organizations that fight human trafficking, that build wells in Africa, plus they support the Red Cross Locally, Avita has worked with Field Hockey Canada’s NextGen Adopt-an-Athlete program, and a local competitive swim club

Like any business, staying relevant is crucial to success Recently Avita has been looked to for treatment of women ’ s health and pelvic floor issues, in addition to the numerous other more mainstream services they offer “This is a very intentional addition, as we felt that women ’ s health was an area that wasn’t being adequately provided under one roof,” says Peter “We have three pelvic floor physiotherapists and are looking to further expand in this area ”

Expansion of the clinic space recently, allows for more services, including counselling plus effective modalities like shockwave, dry needling (IMS) and cold laser

Regarding the Readers Choice

Platinum award, Peter states, “We are deeply grateful to our patients for this honour and for their continuing support Thank you!”

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“The staff works really hard at making sure our customers leave with a positive experience,” says End Of The Roll North Shore owner Brad Johnson on receiving another platinum award “So more than anything, I think this is just great for our staff to hear – thank you!”

Johnson and his entire team pride themselves in having created a warm, friendly environment that immediately puts customers at ease as soon as they enter the retail store on Main Street A no-pressure approach by the sales team is appreciated, and the staff’ s depth of knowledge about the products they sell encourages customers to make informed decisions when choosing their flooring The customer’s takeaway is that they are dealing with a trusted retailer Quite simply, they are in good hands

End Of The Roll is a Canadian company with over fifty stores across the country, offering a variety of flooring types, including hardwood, laminate, luxury vinyl, carpet, and area rugs At least a dozen major brand names in flooring are available and sold at competitive prices The brand is well aware of both modern flooring trends and classic, timeless styles and colours, and can offer advice on

products best suited to your space

When it comes to our homes, whether it be renovations or building from the ground up, finding trustworthy retailers and brands we trust is crucial Flooring choice and installation can be daunting, as we all want to get it just right, and in every room of the house At End Of The Roll, they provide “ a great product at a great price, and ensure our customers are comfortable during the whole process, ” says Johnson

The retailer stands behind the promise that their customers will be pleased, by stating that if there are any issues at all, they deal with it promptly and “at the end of the day, our customers will be happy with their floors ”

What else is the secret to success for End Of The Roll, compared to other flooring retailers? What sets them apart from other brands?

Johnson believes it’s all about clear communication offered by his team, making sure their customers understand and are walked through the timelines, know what to expect during the entire process of replacing old flooring or if starting fresh with a new home build Every step is explained, from removal of old floors to installing new flooring, right up

to replacing that last baseboard Expectations are very clear, and that results in satisfied customers who feel heard and valued Like any upgrade to our homes, the financial investment can be substantial, and we all seek great value for our hard-earned dollars

“Usually getting your flooring done is close to the last step in any renovation process, and by that point, you ’ re done with it You just want to enjoy your home,” says Johnson “So, we make that last mile of reno work as pain-free as possible Our clients always claim it was so much easier than they expected”

Proud to be part of the business community on the North Shore, End of the Roll demonstrates their community spirit by supporting The Trilogy Foundation The foundation helps support families across Canada who have been affected by tragedy, disaster and poverty

“Thanks to everyone that voted for our team to be recognized for their efforts”

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“We go above and beyond to provide five-star service, a squeaky-clean environment, and fun atmosphere,” says owner Lindsay Brown “We’re lucky to have a superstar team of highly trained estheticians who make sure every client leaves happy”

Cutie Pie Wax Bar has two locations on the North Shore, and offers only the highest quality products used by an expert team of staff, in Instagramworthy salons

They offer full body waxing for all genders but are famous for their


Brazilian Bikini Wax Customers claim, “that was the least painful wax I’ve ever had,” says Brown Beyond waxing Cutie Pie offers lash lifts, brow lamination and spray tans, plus a newly launched laser hair removal service

“Thank you! We are honored to receive this award for winning five years in a row We couldn’t have done it with the support of our amazing clients and the hard work of our superstar team!”


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“The moment you walk into Little Pink Door, you are transformed into a place of beauty, connection, and comfort,” says Colette Bennett, boutique owner “We are tickled pink!” she says of the Platinum Award Little Pink Door Boutique offers a stylish mix of women ’ s clothing, accessories, and jewelry “We provide the perfect blend of product, customer-focused experience and an in-store environment that fosters friendship, trust, and loyalty We believe that this perfect blend is why


are customers are loyal to Little Pink Door,” says Bennett of the boutique she opened in 2016

Giving back to the North Shore community is important to Bennett, with charities including NSCSS Sage Transition House, and their very first Little Pink Door’s Love In Action Event benefiting The Covenant House Held at the Capilano Tennis Club, this event featured a live auction fashion show that raised over $15,000

From February 18-20 the boutique is hosting a Queen Of Hearts Customer Appreciation event - enjoy discounts, prizes and surprise and delight!

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“A title and an accomplishment that we are both extremely proud of while being very humbled by all the love and support,” says general manager Grant Dawson in response to their recent platinum award

For over twenty-five years The Black Bear Neighbourhood Pub in Lynn Valley has been recognized as favourite neighbourhood pub on the North Shore “Guests are loyal because we try everyday to go the extra step for guests whenever we can We might not always achieve it,

but we try every day,” says owner Ron Slinger “We offer good value and good service, and we get involved in the community,” says Grant “We get to know our guests, so they feel like part of the family”

Our Staff are an important part of the service the Bear provides their guests Some staff members have been with us since the pub opened Consistency is crucial in the success of any restaurant, and Black Bear’s guests praise the quality and value of their food “Food is our loyalty

builder You can get a gin and tonic anywhere,” says Slinger Pub favourites like hearty homemade soups, chicken wings, and Instagram-worthy burgers are on offer, and their signature Southwest Chicken Tortellini is well loved Weekly specials, a “fresh sheet” menu, and an impressive selection of craft beers on tap make it all a pub should be The Bear’s homey feel, and cozy stone fireplace create an atmosphere that’s relaxed and fun A great place to watch the game, join in on Monday trivia nights and gather with friends The Black Bear Neighbourhood Pub values their important role in the community and contributes to local causes and charities by providing donations and door prizes, including the North

Presently faced with the possibility of the District of North Vancouver approving a tear down of the pub, Grant says, “if we can no longer be Lynn Valley’s go-to place, we wish to say thank you for all the love and support the community has provided us over the past quarter century We do however hope the District sees the value in keeping us and that we can continue being here for everyone in the community for a long time to come ”

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Save-On-Foods’ mission statement is always customer first, a calling that all four North Shore locations, Pemberton Plaza, Park and Tilford, Lynn Valley Center, and Capilano Square, take very seriously Each store strives to give their customers the best experience, quality products, and amazing service every time they choose to shop in their stores

Customers are loyal to the brand, many being generational families who have shopped there for years, and recognize that exceptional service is as important as the products they purchase Save-On-Foods’ aim is to go the extra mile every day while making the service personable and fun Each store’s team members truly care about their customers and the North Shore community

Save-On-Foods offers a shopping experience that fits modern lifestyles, from fast and nutritious meal solutions to full-service meat, seafood and deli departments, custom-made cakes, party platters, fresh flowers and much more The term “one-stopshop” is a perfect fit, as customers have expressed their appreciation for the impressive selection the retailer offers Grocery shopping needn’t mean visiting numerous stores to check all the boxes on a shopping list

The produce departments consistently receive applause from their customers for having the highest quality, fresh fruits, and vegetables

The meat and seafood counters are stocked with even more quality product, run by well-trained team members, offering delicious meal ideas and preparation tips, and the bakery promises fresh baked goods guaranteed

Proud corporate citizens, SaveOn-Foods has a partnership with Foodmesh that allows the grocery store chain to redirect expiring and perishable foods to the highest purpose Foodmesh diverts unsaleable food to community groups that turn them into meals for those in need plus donates produce trimmings to animals at Maplewood Farm With grocery stores and restaurants being held accountable by the consumer for waste generated, this partnership between the two brands has been well received

Supporting a variety of local communities is top of the list for the Save-On-Foods brand, no matter where they are located, in which city or community, the stores have a give-back goal they honour Save-OnFoods has donated over $30 million to children’s hospitals and contributes

$3 million in donations to food banks across Western Canada annually Impressive and heart-centered indeed

In North Vancouver, each of the four stores supports numerous local elementary and high schools and non-profits with their events The brand is a longtime supporter of Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Coho Fest, Lynn Valley Days, North Vancouver fire fighters fishing derby and many others It’s hard not to notice the Save-On-Foods green branding throughout the year at so many events and fundraisers, giving the community and their customers the sense that their favourite food store wants very much to be a part of supporting and achieving goals

Grocery shopping online with either home delivery or curbside pick-up has become the new normal over the last few years, and the service is wellloved by North Shore families on-thego. The online shopping experience is simple and easy to navigate from your phone, tablet or computer, and the quick turnaround time means food in your fridge – fast

“We love our customers,” said Save-On-Foods Park & Tilford store manager, Kyle Draney Save-OnFoods has been a part of the North

Shore community for over thirtyfive years, and we are so proud to be honoured We can’t thank our customers enough for this platinum award recognition and look forward to the next thirty-five!”



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Our People, Culture and Collaboration are what our clients tell us they value most in our Brand and their relationship with RBC and we are proud to have helped clients thrive and communities prosper on the North Shore for over 50 years

Our People are the face of RBC with many of our employees living on North Shore and feel very connected to this community. We are proud of the relationships we have built with our clients over the years, assisting numerous families and businesses

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We are committed to engaging in meaningful conversations to better understand how to serve and meet our client’s needs, offering advice, solutions, and overall earning trust to foster and maintain long-term relationships

Friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, courteous, and professional – these are verbatims our clients use to describe their experience with our North Shore branch representatives

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Today’s corporations must make a positive impact on society, the environment, and the economy At RBC, we are a purpose-driven, principlesled, and performance-focused organization We recognize the importance of helping clients thrive and communities prosper We are proud to have partnered over 12 North Shore charities and contributed over $300,000 through donations, community investment and countless volunteer hours in 2022 Tackling climate change represents a tremendous challenge and even greater opportunity, one that will impact our lives and those of future generations At RBC, we are committed to a net-zero future by

2050 and the RBC Climate Blueprint is our roadmap to achieving this goal Our success would not be possible without our clients On behalf of all the RBC North Shore employees, we value your business and are grateful for your trust and loyalty! We are humbled and inspired by your vote of confidence and look forward to continuing to serve all of you within our community


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“We truly would not be here without our community, and we acknowledge their continued support over the years,” says Janine Cannon, brand and business development lead at Zazou Salon. For over thirtyyears, Zazou Salon & Academy has been part of the North Shore community. Zazou ensures their clients receive a five-star experience and are recognized as pioneers in the salon industry as the first carbon neutral salon in Metro


Vancouver. The team of trained professionals are knowledgeable in hair, scalp, and skin issues

With so many salons on the North Shore, what does Zazou do differently? “Coming to Zazou is like visiting with a friend We’re not intimidating and it’s important to us that every guest feels welcome and that they belong here.”

“It is an honour to be recognized for our hard work and commitment to creating exceptional experiences each and every day”

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“We wish to thank everyone who took the time to vote for us In doing so we recognize the trust that the community continues to place in us, ” says Christopher

Founded in 1973 as Bradbrooke, Crawford & Green, and presently known as North Shore Law, the firm has proudly served the community with their full attention, utmost discretion and committed support to their valued clients, both new and long term Many of their clients have

been doing business with North Shore Law for decades, as a trusted partner in navigating their legal needs both personally and professionally New clients are made to feel comfortable and secure knowing that they are in a safe space with the firm representing their best interests Committed to raising the bar even higher than what is considered extraordinary customer service at any law firm, Doll says “ we take the time to get to know our clients and understand their positions and needs


“We would like to thank our customers who have supported us over the years, ” says Masoud Shekarchi, owner of Yaas Grill House “We have so many repeat customers over the years who trust our quality and customer service Our customers always come first, and I suppose that’s why they choose us ” The popular North Shore eatery has been offering authentic Persian halal meat and traditional dishes for

the past twenty-eight years, with customers visiting from all over the country Yaas Grill House is familyowned and operated with a menu featuring kababs and stews, an impressive selection of vegetarian dishes, in-room dining plus take out, delivery and catering

“Come join us for a refreshing Mediterranean meal,” says Shekarchi


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We listen to them very carefully before offering our opinions We focus on building relationships so we can represent and advocate effectively for their interests”

North Shore Law’s loyal clients consistently mention the firm ’ s professionalism, supportive nature “and that we always go above and beyond for them” Word of mouth in any business is a valuable marketing tool, and in law services, where trust is paramount, it should never be underestimated

As part of the community, the firm is a long-time sponsor of local sports teams like the Capilano Rugby Club and Carson Graham Football Their family law lawyers volunteer regularly

at the North Shore Women’s Centre Family Law Clinic, and the firm encourages all of its members to be engaged in supporting activities that benefit the neighborhoods in which they live

“We are known for having a strong business group and personal services, including our dispute resolution and family lawyers,” says Doll North Shore Law, in business for fifty years, and valuing each and every client

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“We are grateful that our North Shore community continues to choose us to take care of their health, wellness, beauty, and homecare needs,” says Julie Fell, COO of Spa Utopia

The popular, award-winning spa chain runs its business with “five pillars of success: serving from the heart, accountability, consistency, knowledge and advice,” says Fell. Loyal clients feel they are in good


hands, and appreciate the luxurious head-to-toe treatments (including RMTs on staff), sustainable product lines, and the team of expert practitioners in a beautiful, calming space New clients are always welcome.

“Your loyalty means the world to us! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!”

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“The North Shore community loves the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre because they provide opportunities to get up close and personal with the amazing plants and animals that live in the temperate rainforest,” says Sarah Christian, Supervisor at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

Offering hands-on activities, interactive displays, and education programs geared to a variety of ages, the centre allows residents the chance to discover, explore and connect with the local environment


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With friendly, approachable, knowledgeable staff that are happy to answer queries from visitors, informative displays, plus fun and affordable camps, there’s also a wellstocked gift shop selling local products Considered a nature museum and jewel in Lynn Canyon Park, the Centre is a destination for residents and tourists alike

Nominated as one of the top Educational Programs for Kids, the Centre is hosting their annual Wildlife Weeks in March, where specialists present to audiences, nature walks are hosted, and a snapshot ‘Day in the Life of a Park Ranger’ is a highlight

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With over 4,000 carefully selected wines in stock and a friendly staff that is WSET trained (Wine and Spirits Education Trust) it’s no wonder Everything Wine has once again received a platinum award

“We’re just as passionate about wine as you are!” says store manager, Adrienne Lust, of the North Shore clients who shop there “Our customer service is paramount to us, and our loyal customers appreciate that”

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Shopping at Everything Wine have adults feeling pure joy in the discovery of hundreds of hard-tofind wines and a tasting bar that allows for an easy try-before-youbuy experience The staff can make suggestions to customers based on their taste preferences or region they’re interested in, and there is absolutely no wine snobbery here Whether you ’ re a seasoned connoisseur or newbie to the world of wine, and whatever your budget, all are welcome

Everything Wine is proud to support the community for almost 15 years by helping local events and charities The retailer also knows the most important thing to North Shore folks - to create an experience that makes them feel at home, which includes welcoming four legged friends in their stores

“We’re known for being a wine lover’s paradise filled with both big brand name favourites as well as rare and unique products that you won’t find anywhere in the province From weekday favourites all the way up to iconic bottles to ones that can be cellared for decades,” says Lust “From BC and around the world! We have an impressive selection from top regions like Napa, Mendoza, and

For extra special occasions, customers are invited to explore the Vintages Room “filled with expertly curated rare and premium wines from the most prestigious regions and houses” Be sure and check out the wellstocked Sake fridge as well Interested in taking a course or gaining your own WSET status? Ask the staff for more information

Aptly named, Everything Wine truly has it all when it comes to wine

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“North Vancouver Recreation and Culture is honoured to have Delbrook Community Recreation Centre recognized as one of the North Shore’s favourite recreation centres five years in a row, ” says Heather Turner, director of recreation & culture

Delbrook’s friendly staff have created a sense of community where all are welcome The centre is truly picturesque surrounded by iconic North Shore parkland and trails, and offers a wide range of fitness,

sports, arts, and recreation services to suit people of all ages, abilities, and interests

“Our dedicated and caring staff make an effort to connect with everyone they encounter All frontline staff receive customer service training and are empowered to take personal responsibility for creating an amazing customer experience,” says Turner Customers consistently agree, as the platinum award will attest Delbrook Community Recreation


“It has truly been an honour to serve the North Shore community for the last twenty-eight years, ” says Neil Davey, co-owner of Evergreen Computers “Thank you for the support and loyalty to our local business”

As the North Shore’s leading computer product and repair shop, Evergreen Computers does business with a simple principle: treating every customer like family With a friendly smile and a vast range of certifications, “ our computer


technicians help you get the right technology working for you, quickly and cost-effectively, with unmatched support,” says Davey

The company ’ s staff lives locally, buys locally, and gives back to the local community “We donate computer services and hardware to the Harvest Project, which helps families and individuals in need,” says Davey

Evergreen is known for top quality small business IT support, both onsite and in-store computer repair and custom computers built for everyday users, gamers, content creators, engineers, architects, and film industry clients

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gymnasium,” says Turner “People rent rooms for meetings, events and celebrations They also get together at the on-site café – often before or after taking part in a program or activity”

“We are grateful to everyone who voted for us and to all our patrons who are at the heart of what we do Thank you ”

Centre opened in 2017, in a LEED Gold-certified building (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) which means it was designed, built, and operates in a sustainable manner with less impact on the planet and is a healthier environment for the people who work in and visit the facility

NVRC supports local charitable and not-for-profit organizations, plus schools and parent advisory councils with donations of fitness, swim, or skate passes

“Delbrook Community Recreation Centre is a true community gathering spot People come here to use the pool, fitness centre, squash and racquetball courts, pottery and art studios, multipurpose rooms, and


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Zazou Salon &Academy

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NexGen Hearing

• Hear at Home Mobile Hearing Clinic

• Connect Hearing


Champions MartialArtsAcademy

• North Vancouver Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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Cahill Chartered


• Lawson & Coleman

• Brian Dougherty Ltd.


Craftsman Collision

• Elite Body Shop

• Nick’s Auto Body Ltd


DeRosaAutomotive Services

• Integra Tire Auto Centre

• Jim Pattison Toyota North Shore Service Dept


RBC Royal Bank

• TD Canada Trust

• VanCity



FavouriteBoatRepair& MaintenanceShop

Mosquito Creek Marina

• Lions Gate Marina

• North Shore Marine

you for voting RBC as your favourite bank/credit union on the North Shore for the 2023 Readers Choice Awards and to our employees, for all that you do each and every day.
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RC48 | Readers Choice 2023 The Personal Service You Deserve We believe in giving you the old-fashioned service you’d expect from a business spanning six decades With a convenient location in North Vancouver, you can make sure your car looks its best no matter what part of the area you’re in. Come visit us today to see what we can do for your vehicle We look forward to meeting you! Thank you for voting us favourite car wash! 671 West 3rd Street, North Vancouver (corner of Marine & Bewicke) 604-987-9112 THANK YOU For voting us as your favourite Autobody & Collision Repair Shop! 142 Fell Avenue 604-987-4408 860 1st St W 604-987-2033 860 1st St W 604-987-2033 212 Fell Avenue 604-985-8265 THANK Y U for voting us your Favourite Auto Service Centre - we are honoured to know that you value our INTEGRATY! 823 WEST3RD ST NORTH VAN 604-984-3551 INTEGRATIRENORTHVANCOUVER COM Auto Centre 604.988.3393 Park & Tilford Centre North Vancouver ThankYou for voting us as your favourite Dry Cleaners


OasisAutomatic CarWash

• North Shore Auto Wash

• Blitz Auto Spa


GreenWorks Carpet Care

• SmithWerks Carpet and Upholstery Care

• Malkin Cleaners


S’wich Café

• Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering

• Tour de Feast


Bee Haven

• Mira’s Happy House

• Sweet Peas Cottage Daycare



• Bow WowAcademy

Readers Choice 2023 | RC49
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NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SERVICES (604) 218-3375 We are stoked you voted Cove Power as one of your favourites for 2023! We can’t wait to work with you. TH NK YOU
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RC50 | Readers Choice 2023 Thank You for voting us as one of your FAVOURITE Electrical Companies 1625 Columbia St North Vancouver 778-229-9480 • Serving the North Shore since 2009 Thank you for voting us as your Favourite Home Builder on the North Shore Rebuilding homes on the North Shore for 30+ years 604-790-6667 Thanks for taking the time to vote for us as one of your favourite moving companies. More information at We are a proud local business owned and operated by Nch’ḵay Development Corporation, the economic arm of the Squamish Nation. Find us at the foot of Forbes Avenue where we have an array of services onsite, small convenience store/smoke shop and food truck serving homemade soups and sandwiches. Thank you for voting for us as the 2023 Readers Choice Finalist for Boat Repair and Maintenance GARDEN & LAWN CARE BUR-HAN FOR VOTING FOR US!! THANK YOU THANK YOU 604-983-2687 604-983-2687 604-983-2687 Over years of service 27 27

• North Shore Dog Walkers

• North Shore Trail Blazers (TIED)

• Fairy Dog Mama (TIED) FavouriteDrivingSchool Capilano

• North Shore Driving School

• Young Drivers of Canada

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• Goody’s

• Edgemont Fabricare FavouriteElectricalCompany

• TCA Electric

• Reliable Electric

• Alec McMordie, RBC Dominion Securities

• David Sweeney, Wellington-Altus (TIED)

• Jonathan Alpen, Alpen Investment Advisors (TIED)

Readers Choice 2023 | RC51
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NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SERVICES 604-985-0123 @Cahill CPA Welookforwardtoworkingwithallofournewandexistingclientsthisyear. CahillCPAisabletoprovidesafe,secureremoteservicesforallyour accountingneeds THANKYOUNORTHSHOREFORONCE AGAINVOTINGUSASYOURFAVOURITE ACCOUNTINGFIRM! 2019 2020 Nick’s Auto Body Ltd 81 Mountain Hwy North Vancouver 604-987-2802 • 604-987-8283 OPENING HOURS Mon - Fri 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM • Sat 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM Sun Closed • Statutory Holidays Closed Thank you for voting us again for your favourite Autobody & Collision Repair Shop. 604-924-3266 Thank you to all our valued clients for voting Jonathan Alpen and the Alpen Investment Advisors Team, one of the North Shore’s favourite financial advisors. As your trusted North Vancouver iA Investia team, we are proud to have earned this recognition. We look forward to continuing to serve our clients in navigating the process of growing and preserving wealth.



Twin Lions Contracting

• Hasler Homes Ltd

• Schulz Construction (TIED)

• Blackfish Homes TIED)


Ideal RealtyInspection

• Ken Mayo House Inspections

• Munro Home Inspections


InsideOut Cleaning Services

• Aspen Clean

• Molly Maid


Twin Lions Contracting

• Lower Coast Building Group

• Hasler Homes Ltd.



• Aban Security

• Northern Alarm Systems Ltd.

RC52 | Readers Choice 2023



NorthShore Plumbing&HeatingCompanyLtd

• Nova Heating

• R&B Plumbing & Heating Ltd.



• AllWest Insurance

• Fawcett Insurance


FNDAArchitecture Inc.

• Amanda Evans Interiors

• Pierina Interior Design


Green Coast Rubbish

• Bin There Disposal Services

• Junk Movers


The Great Canadian Landscaping Company

• Katsura Landscaping

• Bur-Han Garden & Lawn Care


North Shore LawLLP

• Digby Leigh & Company

• Ratcliff & Company LLP

Readers Choice 2023 | RC53
RC54 | Readers Choice 2023 Creative and Competitive Mortgage Solutions 604-313-2687 THANK YOU FOR VOTING ME YOUR FAVOURITE MORTGAGE BROKER FOR 4 YEARS IN A ROW! Trish Neufeld - Mortgage Broker 604-518-5661 Thank you for voting for us! Fine Gardening Experts THANK YOU for voting us as your favourite NOTARY Kim Vickers & Associates Conveyancing, Mortgages, Notarizations or Estate Planning, WE CAN DO IT! 125 West 15th Street, North Vancouver 604-985-9812 2022 Quality Solutions You Can Trust Heat Pumps • Heating • Cooling • Patio Heaters • Air Quality Drainage • Renovation & Construction Thanks North Shore! You’re our favourite too! 604-980-1369 Thank you for choosing us!



Silverline SecurityLocksmith Ltd

• Tidey Lock & Key (2012) Ltd

• House of Keys



Edgemont Moving & Storage

• Nahanee Moving

• Ferguson Moving & Storage


Harvest Project

• St. Catherine’s Childcare Society

Trish Neufeld,The Mortgage Group

• Michael James, Mortgage Evolution (Dominion Lending)

• Marci Dean, Ask Marci


North Shore Motorsports

• Moto Concept

• Windbell Motorcycle

• Family Services North Shore


KimVickers Notary

• Dianna-Lynn Lund Notary Corporation

• Jenny Shariff Notary Public

Readers Choice 2023 | RC55 NORTH SHORE’S
Sincerely, CHRIS O’DONOHUE, Owner THE GREAT CANADIAN LANDSCAPING COMPANY T: 604-924-5296 E: Providing Landscape Design, Installation, Maintenance & Snow Services In Vancouver, the North Shore, and Sea-to-Sky Corridor since 2000. THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTE! For more information go to: WHEN YOU SUPPORT YOU SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY YOU LIVE IN THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES! NORTH SHORE NEWS 2023 110 Fell Ave, North Vancouver (604) 988-2239 www derosaauto ca DeRosa Automotive Services
RC56 | Readers Choice 2023 We are honoured to be your North Shore Favourite Plumbing Company *thisis100%dedicatedtoourcustomers. 778-869-2902 | Thank you for voting us as your favourite Real Estate Company! 2996 Lonsdale Ave., North Van | 604.984.9711 | 2397 Marine Dr., West Van | 604.925.2911 | 400 22 East 5th, Vancouver | 604-984-9711 | 5561 Wharf Ave., Sechelt | 604-884-3295 | Call us at 604.986.3633 to book your personalized tour today! Cedar Springs PARC is thrilled to be a finalist for the 2023 Readers Choice Awards in the Favourite Retirement Residence category Our magnificent PARC community offers you comfort and freedom combined - thanks to our PARC Active LivingTM program, chef-prepared meals, premium amenities, stress-free transportation, incredible views, and more Book a tour anytime to see why so many North Vancouver locals voted for Cedar Springs PARC. Thank you for your vote of confidence


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Powell Painting

• Mike N’ Angelo’s Painting Co

• Son of a Painter



• Treks 4 Pets

• HappyTails on Trails



• Capilano Pest Control
• Pestcheck Services Limited FavouritePetDaycare/Boarding
ASpot forSpot Dog Daycare
Shore Plumbing
Heating CompanyLtd.
R&B Plumbing
Waterline Plumbing
• DeRosa Automotive Services
Express Care (aka Valvoline Express Care)
you for your votes! T 2022 Fall in love with your home again. Call 604 314 8178 Visit Painting Services: Residential Commercial Cosmetic Interior Exterior Condo ...and more! Silver Harbour offers over 70 programs and services for local seniors. Let us help you keep fit, expand your mind, develop your creativity, and enjoy life. 144 East 22nd St, N Van • 604-980-2474 • FOR VOTING FOR US AS ONE OF YOUR FAVOURITE SENIOR SERVICES THANK YOU
RC58 | Readers Choice 2023 FavouriteRealEstateCompany Remax Crest Realty • Royal LePage Sussex Realty • Oakwyn Realty FavouriteRestorationSpecialists Paul Davis Restoration • Restoration Army • SERVPRO of North Vancouver FavouriteRetirementResidence Amica at EdgemontVillage • Hollyburn House • Cedar Springs PARC FavouritePool&SpaMaintenance CrystalviewPool, Spa & Patio • North Shore Pool Service • West Coast Pool & Spa NORTH SHORE’S FAVOURITE SERVICES FavouritePool&SpaMaintenanceSpecialists THANK YOU FOR VOTING US AS ONE OF YOUR FAVOURITE CARPET CLEANERS SERVICES 4 LEVELS OF OBEDIENCE CLASSES KINDERGARTEN BEGINNERS ADVANCED EXPERT NEW RALLY-O CLASSES NEW REACTIVE DOG CLASSES IN HOME CONSULTATIONS CONTACT US Website: wwwannjackson ca CallAnn at 604 922-3851 PUPPY-PERFECT START WE WOULD LIKE TO THANKALL OUR CLIENTSAND THEIR DOGS FOR 40 YEARS OF SUPPORT ON THE NORTH SHORE! Thank you for investing your votes with us! Are you covered? We make sure... 604.929.3494 Follow us on facebook Thanks for your many years of support! LICENSED • BONDED • INSURED 604.984.9101 | 1550 Bay Street, North Vancouver Thank You for voting us as your favourite! 604-925-2004 • 123 Bowser Avenue, North Vancouver Providing the North Shore with dependable service and trustworthy security solutions. Residential•Commercial KeyCutting•Repairs•Installation 24HR / 7 DAYS A WEEK Thank you for voting us as your favourite locksmith! TIDEY LOCK & KEY LTD. THANK YOU FOR VOTING US AS YOUR FAVOURITE JUNK REMOVAL COMPANY! Let us help you sustainably dispose of your junk.


Penfolds Roofing & Solar

• Burrard Roofing & Drainage Inc

• Lockhart Roofing Ltd


Nurse Next Door

• Homecare West

• Shylo Home Healthcare

FavouriteSeniorsService Meals on Wheels (TIED)

Hearat Home Mobile Hearing Clinic (TIED)

• Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre

• Driving Miss Daisy


Edgemont Moving & Storage

• Maple Leaf Self Storage

• Econo Moving & Storage (TIED)

• Lions Gate Mini Storage (TIED)



• North Shore Veterinary Clinic

• Ambleside Animal Hospital

Readers Choice 2023 | RC59
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RC60 | Readers Choice 2023 Book your FREE Caring Consult: 604.330.9930 (call anytime 24/7) Proud to have won Favourite Seniors Home Care four out of the last five years - thank you! We’re proud to be voted your Favourite Seniors Home Care once again! “With Nurse Next Door, help is only a phone call away. You are not alone. We are here to help.” Vince Sara Executive Director North Shore Isolation is a leading cause of depression in seniors. Our carefully matched, trusted caregivers offer social interation for physical and mental well-being. A nutritious diet comes with many health benefits. Our caregivers love to prepare delicious meals, including specific ethnic dishes if requested. We offer light housekeeping services to help our clients with daily activities. This way, seniors can stay at home in a safe and clean environment For optimal health, our Registered Nurses and Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses help prevent illness and increase comfort at home. It takes time and energy to care for a loved one. Respite care offers temporary relief so you can recharge and enjoy time with mom or dad. From bathing to shaving, we design personal in-home senior care to support day-to-day independence. Without reliable transportation, it can be tough to get to appointments and activities. Let us arrange for transportation and accompaniment with a friendly and attentive caregiver Whether it’s 3 in the afternoon, or 3 in the middle of the night, we support clients who need care any time. Services can be scheduled daily, weekly or monthly
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