North Vancouver (City)

January 28, 2015

Fast facts

  • port jobs: 3,600
  • wages: $240 million
  • GDP generated: $430 million
  • municipal taxes paid by port tenants in 2016: $5,318,443
  • payment in lieu of taxes paid to municipality for vacant port land in 2016: $143,231
  • shoreline managed by the port authority: 7 km

Learn more about the port’s economic impact.

Projects of interest

Major terminals

  • Neptune is North America’s largest multi-product bulk terminal. It handles metallurgical (steel-making) coal, potash, and imported phosphate rock.
  • Lynnterm serves as a consolidation centre for forest products, steel and breakbulk in the Pacific Northwest. It handles wood pulp and paper, lumber, panel products, logs, steel products, project cargo and machinery.
  • Cargill is a grain terminal handling wheat, durum, canola, barley and grain by-products.
  • Richardson International is a major exporter of canola and cereal grains to trading economies along the Pacific Rim. It handles wheat, canola, barley, rye, flax, grain and feed products.

Liaison committees

  • The North Shore Waterfront Liaison Committee includes representatives from local residents, municipalities, industry and the port authority. The committee’s role is to liaise between different groups, share information, and address local port-related issues.

Community investment

Through our community investment program, we support community projects throughout the Lower Mainland. We are proud to have contributed to the following North Shore community programs in 2015:

  • Sto:lo – Bright New Day Reconciliation Circle
  • North Shore Green Markets – Shipyards Friday Night Market
  • Presentation House Gallery – Mapping the Spirit Trail
  • Reconciliation Canada – A New Way Forward Society – Creating a New Way Forward: Reflections on TRC’s Final Report and Recommendations
  • Squamish Nation Employment and Training/Eslha7an Learning Centre – Reaching for the Stars – Tsaxwamin Chat Ta Kwu’sen
  • North Vancouver School District 44 and West Vancouver School District – The Hidden Journals School Book Donation Project
  • Capilano University – Scholarships and Bursaries
  • North Vancouver Save Our Shores Society – Save Our Shores Discovery Waterfront Walk
  • Tsleil-Waututh Nation – Indian River Watershed Restoration

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