City of Vancouver
With a present population of about 560,000 (estimated), Vancouver lies in a region of more than 2 million people. Vancouver is the largest city in the province and the third largest in Canada. It covers an area of 113 sq km. Vancouver is a major port and probably leads the world in grain exports. As the main western terminus of Canada's transcontinental highway and rail routes, it is the primary city of western Canada, as well as one of the nation's largest industrial centers.
Greater Vancouver Regional District
The Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) is a partnership of 21 municipalities and one electoral area that make up the metropolitan area of Greater Vancouver. It delivers essential utility services like drinking water, sewage treatment, recycling and garbage disposal that are most economical and effective to provide on a regional basis.
The GVRD has 21 member municipalities and one electoral area. You can go directly to the Web sites of each municipality from here.
City Hall Phone Directories
Looking for that elusive contact at City hall? Here are some helpful lists.
Government of Canada Information
Comprehensive list that provides direct links to the primary Web sites of the Government of Canada departments, agencies and Crown corporations, as well as links to major Canadian Political Parties.
Government of British Columbia
British Columbia offers a wealth of social and economic opportunities for residents in every region.The province is committed to ensuring B.C. offers a highly competitive business climate that allows small businesses, investors, entrepreneurs and job creators to succeed and prosper.
With a spectacular natural landscape and a vibrant and diverse culture, B.C. is one of the world’s great year-round tourism destinations.
Legislative Assembly of B.C.
The purpose of this site is to provide access to the elected Members of the Legislative Assembly, to the many public documents and proceedings from current and previous sessions of the Assembly, and to a comprehensive resource presenting information about the Legislative Assembly itself.
Are a made-in-BC party. They believe in a strong free enterprise economy that creates opportunities and supports vital services like healthcare and education. Wherever you live in BC, get involved today by becoming a member og the BC Liberals.
British Columbia Conservative Party philosophy means in believing in the freedom of every individual and family to achieve their potential. Caring about people and the world around us while we face many problems as residents of British Columbia, of Canada and of the world.
BC New Democrats
The NDP is a place where people come together to work for a better future, one where social and economic justice are the guiding principles. As social democrats we believe in a balanced and responsible approach to government, so that people can enjoy a strong economy, healthy communities, and a clean, sustainable environment.
Reform Party of BC
Just as a foundation supports a structure, so too does Foundation for Reform provide the political base upon which to build—recorded votes in the Legislative Assembly, set dates for elections, meaningful initiative, referenda, recall—and a framework of policy direction built by the policy makers at the constituency level which clearly has the support of the people.
The Green Party of BC
Being an effective opposition requires more than simply an ability to criticize. The job of an effective opposition is to propose alternatives, to bring forward and highlight concerns that would otherwise be overlooked, and then to work towards mutually acceptable long-term solutions that work for all British Columbians.