When purchasing a new home in Vancouver BC, there are always questions regarding the location area. Below are some major locations within the Vancouver area including local schools, transportation in Vancouver, and shopping and entertainment locations. Contact Merideth Schutter
when buying a new home in Vancouver BC
- The Vancouver Tourism Board offers a wide range of useful information for Greater Vancouver for both business and pleasure travel
- The Vancouver Economic Development Commission encourages economic development in Vancouver
- The City of Vancouver is a useful site for a variety of services and programs
- New comers guide to Vancouver has information about the City of Vancouver and other levels of government, as well as community agencies and services. Intended for newcomers to our city, it will also be useful for long-time residents.
- Citizenship and Immigration Since 1869, Canada’s immigration programs have helped build a community of citizens respected around the world.
- City of West Vancouver West Vancouver is a Venue City for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
- West Vancouver School Board Offers a wide range of special education, including learning assistance, alternate education, community schools, education evaluation, diagnostic assessment, counselling, continuing education, and speech therapy.
- West Vancouver Official Community The District of West Vancouver's Official Community Plan (OCP) is the main chart that Council uses in making decisions affecting our community's future.
- City of North Vancouver We are the urban core of the beautiful North Shore with convenient access to major regional and global centres.
- North Vancouver School Board We provide world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student and bring communities together to learn, share and grow.
- District of North Vancouver Includes local services, government, community, schedules and contact information.
- City of Richmond is meant to provide a clear image of where the organization is heading over the next decade or two. It is meant to capture the spirit of the organization and to inspire its workforce and partners to work towards a vibrant future. The vision reflects the hopes for the City of Richmond for the future.
- City of Burnaby To ensure Social Sustainability, Burnaby City Council has directed development of a strategy that will build on existing goals and on Burnaby's positive social attributes and assets to guide decisions and resource allocations for social issues.
- City of New Westminster The City of New Westminster is the place to be! As the oldest city in Western Canada and the first capital of British Columbia, our Royal City is connected to a rich past and brimming with excitement for the future.
- City of Coquitlam With its thriving town centre, growing retail and business sector and a host of tourism activities, Coquitlam is a dynamic city with a commitment to community-based living.
- Translink is the provider of Public transit in Greater Vancouver-buses, Skytrain, SeaBus
- BC Ferries will take you to many of the beautiful islands around Vancouver
- Vancouver International Airport is a useful site for all information regarding air travel to and from Vancouver
- Vancouver School Board offers a comprehensive education program for all ages and levels
- Robson Street is Vancouver’s premier shopping experience located in city center
SPORTS AND RECREATION
- Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains Two of British Columbia, Canada's most visited peaks, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains combined to make North America's largest ski area.
- Mount Seymour Located just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Mount Seymour Provincial Park has been enjoyed by generations of Lower Mainland residents.
- Grouse Mountain Grouse Mountain is a year-round mountaintop playground offering exceptional recreation and magical views of Vancouver BC.
- Cypress Mountain Cypress Mountain is located in Cypress Provincial Park, adjacent to the District of West Vancouver. The mountain is served by an excellent highway and offers spectacular views of Vancouver and its harbour.
- The Vancouver Canucks The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- BC Lions The BC Lions are a major professional sports team of the Canadian Football League (CFL) based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- The Vancouver White Caps The Vancouver Whitecaps FC is a Canadian professional soccer team based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT
- Dine Here is Canada's premier restaurant guide with reviews, pictures and maps.
- The Vancouver Sun is your online source of news on Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and around the world. Find the latest breaking news in business and sports.
- The Province is your online source of news on British Columbia, BC, Canada and around the world.
- Space Harmony Home Staging
- Lucky Monkey Feng Shui Design Providing a work space within your home that inspires you to be your best every day can be one of the most important business investments you ever make.
- Tourism BC Travel information including accommodations, camping, activities, events, outdoor adventure and transportation.
- Canada post Mail letters, ship parcels, grow your business or shop online.