Welcome to Vancouver

about vancouver

The Most Livable City in North America in the Mercer Quality of Living Survey (2015)

Spectacular by nature, Vancouver offers you four distinct seasons. The mountains, ocean and forests are all 30 minutes from city center. Host to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, the Whistler Resort makes an enchanting winter getaway.

A travel-friendly city that celebrates a multicultural population, Vancouver is diverse with live entertainment, shopping and wellness. Blessed with a bounty of stables from sea and farm, this city boasts a world-class culinary adventure. Be sure to pair your meals with a glass of Okanagan B.C’s finest wine.

Looking for extreme sporting or family fun? Find your personal adventure here. Spend the day in Stanley Park at the Aquarium and seawall. Zip line over Queen Elizabeth Park or Whistler where there's white water rafting for the daring. Continue your adventure to the Canadian Rockies, Vancouver Island or to Alaska as Vancouver is the homeport for cruises from May through October.

“It’s hard to beat Vancouver” as cited by Time Magazine (2014) as the World’s Healthiest Places to Live. The mild climate, locally sourced foods, outdoor activities, access to healthcare and education welcomes families to make this their home.