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Majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage all four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage all four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world. 

Population: 603,502

Canada is known for our people's friendly nature, and Vancouver's citizens take great pride in their welcoming, clean, safe streets - day or night, all year round. 

Students can enjoy outstanding live entertainment, sporting events, theatre, outdoor adventure, spectacular sights and quick and easy access to Whistler Resort, the Canadian Rockies and Victoria. Vancouver also is the home port for Alaska cruises, May through October.


Vancouver, British Columbia, has a moderate oceanic climate with summer months that are typically dry. The City of Vancouver is well known for having relatively mild winters when compared with other Canadian cities and has very low snow falls.

August is the hottest month in Vancouver with an average temperature of 18°C (64°F) and the coldest is January at 4°C (38°F). The wettest month is November. The best month to swim in the sea is in July when the average sea temperature is 14°C (57°F).


The Vancouver transit system, TransLink, is made up of a network of buses and unique services such as the SeaBus and SkyTrain. TransLink provides transit services covering over 1800 square kilometres of the Greater Mainland of Vancouver - getting around the city is convenient, easily accessible and often provides beautiful views of the city!

Buses: TransLink provides continuous bus service throughout the day. In addition to traditional buses are express lines that make fewer stops, or smaller community shuttles that carry fewer passengers to specific areas of the City.

Rapid Transit: Rapid transit refers to the automated trains that run above and below ground. SkyTrain consists of the Expo Line and the Millennium Line. A third system called the Canada Line provides the travel from the airport to Downtown Vancouver.

One - Way ticket (Local transport): 2.75 C$

Monthly Pass: 91.00 C$

Vancouver Aquarium: The Vancouver Aquarium is home to over 70,000 fascinating creatures from the Arctic to the Amazon.

Stanley Park Horse-Draw Tour: Step aboard one of their old-fashioned horse-drawn vehicles and meander in comfort through the natural beauty of Stanley Park.

Granville Island: A charming public market overflowing with fresh produce, breads, seafood and a bounty of other goods is reason enough to visit Granville Island.

Vancouver Lookout: Located in the downtown Harbour Centre, the Vancouver Lookout, at a height of 130 metres (430 feet), is the perfect place to survey the city and plan - or reflect upon - your day.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden: A sanctuary in the heart of the city, these incredibly manicured gardens were the first authentic classical Chinese gardens ever built outside of China. Walk along the peaceful paths and admire the harmonious elements designed in rock, water, plants and architecture.


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