Vancouver Information Resources

You are planning to come to Canada to learn English at inlingua Vancouver. Maybe you’ve already arrived. Perhaps you are even thinking about moving here permanently. You probably have many questions.
Where will I live? How can I get a visa? Do I need to see a doctor before I arrive? How will I get around Vancouver after I arrive at the airport?
We have collected a directory of links to information related to living in, moving to or visiting Vancouver. If there’s something you’d like to see added to this page, or if you have any other comments or suggestions, e-mail us at:
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Educational Institutions
Study at a language school, university, college, career college, private school or high school in Canada. Learn how a Canadian education can make a difference.

Housing, Landlords and Tenants  
Provincial crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options across the province.

Local Municipal Governments  
Information regarding the cities in the Vancouver area, services, initiatives, special projects, facilities, history and the activities.

Other Levels of Government  
Information and services for newcomers to Canada. Federal, provincial and territorial information and services such as business start-up, taxes, financing and more. Information about the City of Vancouver and other levels of government, as well as community agencies and services for newcomers to our city.

Moving to Canada  
The information source for Non-Canadians: Find out about immigration, tourism, doing business, studying, global affairs, and more…

Photos and Online Video  
View stories about Vancouver’s past, present and future. Read memoirs, and view the photographs online. Links to TV newsmagazine series about people, places, events and issues in the Greater Vancouver region.
Web-based map system that lets you have Vancouver at your fingertips.

Public Health  
Strategy in the City of Vancouver to control public order. Health care service in Vancouver.

Greater Vancouver Convention & Visitors Bureau working in the business of helping you enjoy the natural beauty, cosmopolitan flavour and diversity of experiences of Vancouver and its 18 suburbs.

  • Tourism Vancouver – web site for Vancouver attractions, maps, dining and activities planning information.
  • Vancouver Info Center – online travel & tourism and city guide offering comprehensive Vancouver information, hotel info, attractions info, current exhibitions and shows, museums, favourite local restaurants, upcoming special events.
  • Meteorological Service of Canada – weather forecast in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Transit and Transportation  

Utilities and Environment