About Vancouver

Vancouver is consistently rated as one of the most livable cities in the world. It is surrounded by some of the most stunning natural spectaculars in the world, including mountains, the Pacific Ocean, a magnificent rainforest, parks, and beaches.

The population of the City of Vancouver is about 600,000; Greater Vancouver’s estimated total population is over 2 million.

Vancouver is a very cosmopolitan and multicultural city. While most of the population speaks English as either a first or second language, it is a very multicultural environment, in which many languages are spoken and diverse ethnic traditions are followed. Four out of every ten residents are immigrants to the city.

What Makes Vancouver Special?

  • Canada is repeatedly rated by the United Nations as the best place to live in the world and Vancouver is truly the jewel of Canada.
  • The city is North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim for business and communication.
  • World-class sports and recreation – Whistler Mountain, NHL (Vancouver Canucks)
  • A 2-hour scenic drive will take you to either the Whistler Ski Resort, rated number one ski-resort in North America, or the city of Seattle, one of America’s biggest cosmopolitan centers and Washington State’s business and cultural hub.
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