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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Community Groups, Government Directory


view listing for Vancouver General HospitalFeatured ListingVancouver General 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 Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery CentreFeatured ListingJim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre

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  - Terry Salman BranchFeatured ListingVancouver Public Library - Terry Salman 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 Powell River General HospitalFeatured ListingPowell River General 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 U.B.C. Health Sciences Centre HospitalFeatured ListingU.B.C. Health Sciences Centre 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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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, facilities, 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 Vancouver Public Library  - Kensington BranchGovernmentVancouver Public Library - Kensington 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 Vancouver Public Library  - Strathcona BranchGovernmentVancouver Public Library - Strathcona 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 St. Vincent's Hospital LangaraGovernmentSt. Vincent's Hospital Langara

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 BC Children's HospitalGovernmentBC Children's 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 Waterfront Station GovernmentVancouver Waterfront Station

You can make direct connections to SeaBus, SkyTrain, the Helijet and city buses. WCE head-office is located here.

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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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