THE CITY OF VANCOUVER

Vancouver, known for its friendly people, mild climate, and scenic skyline, is one of the most diverse cities in Canada. The city is home to unique neighbourhoods, a vibrant culinary scene and shopping district, and is only steps away from beaches, hiking, and a number of outdoor activities. Whether you decide to arrive early or stay late, do not miss the opportunity to experience this amazing city!

CITY Highlights

Chinatown
Gastown
Granville Island Public Market
Science World
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium
Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver Lookout

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Whale Watching
 
Visit Tourism Vancouver for more information and travel ideas.
 

Gastown

 

STANLEY PARK

Capilano Suspension Bridge

 

 

 

 

Practical Information

time zone

Vancouver is in the Pacific Time Zone (PT).
 

Electricity

Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets are the same as found in the United States (120 Volts and 60 Hertz).
 

family care options

Participants who may require family-care facilities can indicate so during registration. This information will be used to assist participants in accessing arrangements for child care, family care, or other accommodations as needed. A preliminary list of family care options in Vancouver is provided below:
 
Nannies on Call
 
Care.Com Canada