Why Vancouver

Living in Vancouver

Quality of Life.  According to a 2011 global survey, Vancouver is the 3rd spot in the most liveable city in the world list! With an eco-friendly attitude, low crime, many recreational opportunities and a mild climate it’s no surprise that people want to live in Vancouver. 

Parks and Recreation

Vancouver has a number of wonderful Parks. Most notably, the world renowned Stanley Park, as well as Queen Elizabeth Park at Cambie Street and 33rd Avenue, is the second most popular park in the city, Van Deusen Botantical Gardens at Oak and 36th Avenue is considered one of the 10 best public gardens in North America, Kitsilano Beach park is one the best places to be on a hot summer day and the Pacific Spirit Park near UBC boasts over 763 hectares of wilderness and beach trails.


Almost 18km of beaches surround Vancouver and in the West Side alone 6 beaches provide waterfront access for cycling, walking, swimming, windsurfing or sailing. From bike rides, an afternoon barbeque or an evening sunset stroll, Vancouver beaches provide the perfect atmosphere.

Outdoor Activities

Vancouver has endless options for outdoor adventures. The climate makes it possible to enjoy almost any outdoor activity year round. Hiking, mountain climbing, biking, golfing, rollerblading, fishing, jogging, boating, water sports, skiing, golfing and whale watching are just some of the activities that make this city so special.

Entertainment and Restaurants

Vancouver provides opportunities for world class music and theatre experiences, and when it comes to great dining options Vancouver has it all. From 5 star restaurants, neighbourhood cafes, beachside locations, and

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