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The Vancouver area has had a deep, long-standing relationship with Britain. Indeed, the city is named after Captain George Vancouver, who explored the area in 1791.

While contemporary Vancouver is more noted for absorbing immigrants from around the world, particularly Asia, the city still attracts many British nationals, many of whom arrive on working holiday/IEC visas.

The British in Vancouver form a welcoming expat community. We have compiled a short list of useful links and contacts for British people residing in Vancouver. Other links relevant to the whole of Canada can be found here. Please get in touch with us if you have any suggestions for making this list more comprehensive and useful for Brits living in Vancouver.

British in Vancouver —Useful links

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