Educational Institutions

Vancouver School Board (VSB) 

VSB - Adult and Continuing Education 

University of British Columbia (UBC)

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre (SFU) 

Simon Fraser University 

Vancouver Community College (VCC) 

Langara College 

Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design 

British Columbia Institute of Technology - Downtown Campus (BCIT) 

Outside Vancouver
Thompson Rivers University (Kamloops) 

University of Northern British Coumbia (UNBC) 

University of Victoria (UVic) 

BC Ministry of Education 

Find a Postal Code

Canada Post - rates & postal codes 

Housing, Landlords and Tenants

BC Housing 

BC Residential Tenancy Office 



Vancouver Area Municipal Governments

 All of the links below are external to the City of Vancouver web site.
Bowen Island
Electoral Area A
Langley City
Langley Township
Lions Bay
Maple Ridge
New Westminster
North Vancouver District
North Vancouver City
Pitt Meadows
Port Coquitlam
Port Moody 
West Vancouver 
White Rock

Marriage Info and Vital Statistics

Getting Married in BC 
Vancouver City Hall does not perform marriage ceremonies.

Marriage, birth, death, adoption certificates 
Issued by the BC Vital Statistics Agency

Moving to Canada

Citizenship and Immigration 
Government of Canada website

Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) 
A SIN is required to work in Canada or to receive government benefits.

Newcomer’s Guide to Vancouver

Canadian Dollar Exchange Rates 

Other Levels of Government

• Government of Canada  
• Canada Benefits 
• Government of British Columbia 
• City of Victoria (Provincial Capital) 
• Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD)


Photos and Online Video of Vancouver

A TV newsmagazine series about people, places, events and issues in the Greater Vancouver region.

VanMap is a Web-based map system that lets you have Vancouver at your fingertips.

Portrait V2K
View stories about Vancouver’s past, present and future. Read memoirs, and view the photographs online.

Vancouver Scenes 

Panoramas: view a Central Area Panorama [Quicktime required]

Public Health

Four Pillars Drug Strategy
The Four Pillars Drug Strategy is the City of Vancouver’s policy and plan for reducing drug-related harm in Vancouver.

Environmental Trends and Indicators

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority 

Environmental Protection

Restaurant Inspections and Closures 

Medical Services Plan of BC 

Vancouver Hospital 

West Nile virus info and mosquito control tips 


Tourism BC 

Tourism Vancouver 

Current Weather 
Environment Canada’s 5-day forecast for Vancouver

Community Web Pages
Find out about the 23 communities that make up the City of Vancouver.

Transit and Transportation

Public transit 
Bus schedules, SkyTrain & SeaBus

Carpooling - Ride Share 

Cycling in Vancouver

Downtown Historic Railway

Vancouver International Airport 

Port of Vancouver 

BC Ferries 

West Coast Express 

Roadwork in Vancouver 

Utilities and Environment

Electricity - BC Hydro 

Gas - Terasen Gas 

Regional Water Issues (GVRD) 

Regional Air Quality (GVRD) 

Regional Garbage and Recycling Initiatives (GVRD) 

Regional Sewerage (GVRD) 

Regional Parks (GVRD) 

Greater Vancouver Housing Corporation (GVRD) 

Volunteering in Vancouver

Volunteer Vancouver 

Vancouver Community Net