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Like a Local

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To North Shore, Like a Local means to Love it, Like a Local. To have respect for the environment that gives us so much. Below are tips and resources on how to take care of the North Shore, Like a Local:


Reusable Bags

Single-use plastic bags are now banned in Canada so please bring your own bag for shopping. Paper bags and new reusable bags may be available at stores for a small fee.

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Here’s what you can recycle, and where to do it!

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Water Bottles

Metro Vancouver drinking water is 100% safe to drink and always refreshing, so be sure to remember your refillable bottle!

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Feeding wildlife is never a good idea—it hurts them and can put you in danger.

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Public Transit

Fully accessible public transportation is provided by TransLink to and throughout the North Shore and is easy to use! You can buy a handy visitor’s pass, or pay your fare onboard with any major credit card.

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Resource Conservation + Fire Prevention

Be mindful of your water use. We’ve had a low year for precipitation, so every drop counts! Also, be very mindful and aware of your behaviour in the dry brush and wilderness, any spark, ash or discarded cigarette can cause a forest fire! Know how to prevent forest fires, understand the fire bans and know who to call in an emergency.

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I Pledge to

I will commit to keeping myself and others safe by preparing adequately before going on any nature outings and knowing the safety protocols of the activities I take part in.
I pledge to respect all cultures that reside here and to acknowledge that we are on the unceded traditional territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
I pledge to respect the land, water and wildlife here and leave the natural environment just as I found it.