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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view listing for Royal Columbian HospitalFeatured ListingRoyal Columbian 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 Anything on a ClockFeatured ListingAnything on a Clock

We have all heard the saying "out of sight, out of mind." At Anything on a Clock, we use your photos, images, and even your logos and make them into custom wall clocks keeping you, your children and/or your business in sight and remembered

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view listing for British ColumbiaFeatured ListingBritish Columbia's Women's Hospital and Health Care 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  - Oakridge BranchFeatured ListingVancouver Public Library - Oakridge 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  - Fraserview BranchFeatured ListingVancouver Public Library - Fraserview 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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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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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  - Central LibraryGovernmentVancouver Public Library - Central Library

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  - Marpole BranchGovernmentVancouver Public Library - Marpole 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 Port Coquitlam Station GovernmentPort Coquitlam Station

If the regular parking is full, watch for signs for overflow parking at the Recreation Centre.

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view listing for Sunshine Coast  School District #46GovernmentSunshine Coast School District #46

Approximately 3,340 students are enrolled in nine elementary and four secondary schools. The schools are served by busing companies operating out of Sechelt and Pender Harbour. The Board believes that students should attend neighbourhood schools.

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view listing for Powell River General HospitalGovernmentPowell 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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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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