Mayor Linda Buchanan

Mayor Linda BuchananLinda Buchanan is serving her second term as Mayor of the City of North Vancouver. Prior to being elected Mayor, Linda was a public health nurse for 30 years, working with children and families. She also served two terms as a City Councillor and a term as a School Board Trustee.

Her goal is to build an inclusive and healthy community for all people. By focusing on shared prosperity, mobility, sustainability, vibrancy, and people-friendly places, Linda aims to improve livability across the City. Linda has championed making the City of North Vancouver ‘the Healthiest Small City in the World' and has put the health and wellbeing of residents at the heart of her decision-making.

Born and raised in the City, Linda knows this community well and raised her own four children here with her husband Kevin. A proud hockey mom, Linda believes in the power of sport and recreation. She loves the City’s amazing local art and jazz music scene, and can often be found riding her bike on the Spirit Trail. Linda holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Nursing from the University of British Columbia and in 2019 she received the Centenary Medal of Distinction for her achievements in nursing.


Contact Info

Kendra McEachern, Executive Assistant
Email: mayor@cnv.org
Phone: 604-998-3280

In Office

2018 to present
2011 - 2018 (as Councillor)

Committee Appointments

 
City
  • Finance Committee - Chair
  • Policy Committee - Chair
  • Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel - Chair
  • Civic Naming Committee - Chair
  • North Vancouver Policing Committee - Chair
  • Parks and Recreation Committee - Chair
  • Gardens Review Board – Park and Tilford Gardens
  • Joint Use of Public Facilities Planning Committee
     
Metro Vancouver
  • Metro Vancouver Greater Vancouver Regional District Board of Directors
  • Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District Board
  • Greater Vancouver Water District Board
  • Finance Committee
  • Financial Plan Task Force
  • Housing Committee
  • Mayors’ Committee
  • Invest Vancouver Management Board - Chair
     
Translink Regional Transportation
  • TransLink’s Mayors’ Council
  • Mayors’ Council Public Affairs and Governance Committee - Chair
     
Other
  • North Shore Connects, Chair
  • Vancouver Coastal Health/North Shore Local Governance Liaison Group

State of the City Speeches


Mayor Buchanan has delivered the following State of the City speeches over the years:

  • State of the City speech - November 2021:  PDF (includes video link)
  • State of the City speech - November 2020:  PDF | Video
  • State of the City speech - November 2019:  PDF

Inaugural Addresses


At the November 7, 2022 Council Meeting, Mayor Buchanan delivered her Inaugural Address, Tackling the Challenges of Today for a Better Tomorrow: Much Accomplished, More to Do.

 

At the November 5, 2018 Council Meeting, Mayor Buchanan delivered her first Inaugural Address, A City for People, A Healthy City for All.


Mayor Invites & Requests


Invite the Mayor

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to attend or speak at your event please
submit your invitation here.

Request a Certificate

If you’d like to request a birthday or
anniversary certificate from the Mayor,
please submit your request here.

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