British Columbia

Things to do in B.C

Hiking

Hike along the beautiful and scenic trails of British Columbia. Enjoy the wildlife and clean air while going on an adventure of a lifetime.

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Vancouver

Population

Based on 2006 Canadian Census reports, the population of the City of Vancouver in 2010 is estimated at 601,203.

Languages

Federal government departments provide service in English and French, but most of the population speaks English as either a first or second language.

Time Zone

Vancouver is in the Pacific Time Zone. Daylight savings time is in effect from the second Sunday in March until the first Sunday in November.

Victoria

Capital City

Victoria is the Capital of British Columbia and the city is named after Queen Victoria.

Population

The population of Victoria is 344,615 give or take a few hundred. It’s been called the city of the newly wed or nearly dead. Almost 18% of the population is over 65 years of age.

Attractions

Victoria’s Chinatown is the second oldest in North America after San Francisco. You’ll find the narrowest alley in all of Canada here.