Greater Vancouver Local Directory & Community Resources and Info

The Lower Mainland stretches from Vancouver for quite a distance in the wide valley of the Fraser River. Some of these Nearby Communities make up the "North Shore", North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Lion's Bay, which lie north of Burrard Inlet to the north of the City of Vancouver. while others are between the Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River, including the City of Vancouver, as well as Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody. South of the Fraser, and north of the American border are the remaining communities of Richmond, Delta, Tsawwassan, Surrey, and White Rock.

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New Listings

Here are some businesses and organizations recently added to the FoundLocally.com FREE Directory.

Watch for their posts of news, events, jobs, and flyers/sales!

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Updates & Stories

Here are some recently updated webpages on the Greater Vancouver FoundLocally website:

Rating & Reviews

Here are some reviews and ratings for local businesses, posted by consumers:

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Greater Vancouver Events

Here are some upcoming events held in and around Greater Vancouver:

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Greater Vancouver EventGrand Opening (runs 6/28/2017)

Vancouver Career College’s Abbotsford campus has moved! Celebrate the grand opening of the new Abbotsford location! There will be food, fun and games for the whole family, and tours of our new campus!

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Community News

Here are some recent news announcements posted by local businesses, with their FREE Listing.

Community Groups

Here are some featured assocaitions, charities, not-for-profit gorups, and clubs:

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view listing for Hob TooFeatured ListingHob Too

Offering high quality new and nearly new collectibles: vintage linen, glassware, small pieces of furniture, books, artwork and curios.100% volunteer run. All proceeds to Vancouver Hospice SocietyDonations gratefully accepted

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view listing for Softball City Batting CagesFeatured ListingSoftball City Batting Cages

We offer a fully automated batting range featuring 4 batting stalls with slo-pitch, fast-pitch (50MPH) and fast-pitch (35MPH). We also have a full domed canopy net to hit into for a real batting experience! Drop-in or you can reserve a cage.

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view listing for ALS Society of BCFeatured ListingALS Society of BC

The ALS Society is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, their families and caregivers, to enusure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS.By assisting research, we are committed to find the cause of and cure for ALS

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view listing for Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and ProjectsFeatured ListingCanadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects

CADIP runs number of volunteer projects in Canada and overseas focusing on: charity work, environmental protection, restoration and conservation work, festivities and other actions with social impact.

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view listing for Small Animal Rescue Society of BCFeatured ListingSmall Animal Rescue Society of BC

The Small Animal Rescue Society of BC is a registered charity comprised of volunteers and services throughout BC. Our primary focus is to rescue and rehome any small animal in need. Neglected, injured and abandoned animals are our main priority.

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If your business is not already in the FoundLocally directory (try the SEARCH box at the top), and you would like to be featured (randomly), add yourself to the Free Listings!

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Government

Here are some featured government departments, agencies, faclities, poltiicians, or candidates, at the federal, provincial, local levels:

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GovernmentSearch governments & politicians

Government agencies & departments can be at many levels: Federal, provincial, First nations, and municipal. Add your government organization and you can then post your events, news, jobs, and volunteer opprtunities. (see our TIP SHEET]

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view listing for Coquitlam Centre Station GovernmentCoquitlam Centre Station

Coquitlam Station for the West Coast Express, serving Coquitlam Centre mall

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view listing for Fellburn HospitalGovernmentFellburn Hospital

This hospital has an emergency departments, as well as a number of other wards, and patient services. See website for details.

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view listing for Vancouver Public Library  - Dunbar BranchGovernmentVancouver Public Library - Dunbar Branch

The Vancouver Public Library has lots of printed and collection of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks! Featuring popular fiction, romance, mysteries, sci-fi/fantasy and nonfiction for all ages.

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view listing for Recycling Council of British ColumbiaGovernmentRecycling Council of British Columbia

The Recycling Council of British Columbia is a multi-sectoral, non-profit, membership driven organization that promotes the principles of zero waste through information services, the exchange of ideas and research.

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view listing for George Pearson Centre (group home)GovernmentGeorge Pearson Centre (group home)

This hospital has an emergency departments, as well as a number of other wards, and patient services. See website for details.

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Community Groups, Government Resources, Links, and Stories

Vancouver Local Information

Buoy near Lonsdale Quay, in North Vancouver

The region has a colourful history, with the first nations who had settled here for thousands of years being friendly traders with early explorers and fur-traders.

The region really began to boom with the 1850s gold rush, and had a momentum of its own once the Canadian Pacific Railway reached the Port Moody and a bit later, Vancouver.


Vancouver Local Government

Vancouver's City Hall, one of several municipalities in the region

The Lower Mainland is made up of several municipalities, some of which are cities, some are towns and some are municipal districts.

Here are all the email contacts for your elected politicians.


Fraser Valley Information & Government

Abbotsford's Public Library

Several of the communities further east are still considered part of the "Lower Mainland", but are found in FoudLocally's "Fraser Valley" site.

These include the cpmmunities of Langley, Fort Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission and Hope.


Vancouver Community Organizations

View of distant Imperial Oil Refinery From Port Moody's Rocky Point

Local not-for-profits groups, sports leagues, churches and other religious organizations are welcome to add themselves to our FREE LISTINGS and post news, events, and volunteer opportunities.


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