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British Columbia

Located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains, British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province. It is renowned for its vast landscapes, including towering mountains, scenic lakes, temperate rainforests, rugged coastlines and remote islands. British Columbia has 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 7 national parks, 7 recreational areas, 2 heritage parks and a sanctuary to explore. 

Vancouver city is one of British Columbia’s main attractions, a bustling hub for those who want a multicultural urban experience. A mere 90 minutes north of Vancouver lies Whistler, a charming alpine village with one of the world’s largest ski resorts. These destinations merely scratch the surface of things to do in British Columbia.

Famous Sights

British Columbia has an array of exquisite national parks and reserves, including Glacier, Kootenay and Yoho National Parks, as well as Gwaii Haanas Reserve, which contain a myriad of spectacular views and wildlife. Lake O’Hara is a glacier lake near the border of Alberta with unbelievable scenery and a multitude of activities. Visitors can enjoy a number of adventurous expeditions here such as trekking, canoeing or visiting excavation sites. Those looking to unwind can relax in luxurious hot springs or visit Okanagan Valley to sample award-winning wines. 

British Columbia’s cities offer a variety of entertainment, whether it be strolling through Stanley Park in Vancouver, meandering through Butchart Gardens in Victoria or simply choosing from a vast selection of outdoor dining experiences, this province always has something great to offer. For a magical experience, head over to The Enchanted Forest, featuring giant mushrooms, candy cane houses and castles. Visit Baskerville, a historic town rich in gold rush heritage or The Royal BC Museum, which is the province’s primary natural and human history museum. Science World is a geodesic dome filled with exhibits, displays and galleries. Be sure to stop by in the evening for an illuminating experience!

Immigrate to British Columbia

There are many ways to relocate to British Columbia. One of the easiest ways to apply for permanent residency is the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which has a number of criteria that must be met in order to be deemed eligible.

British Columbia Immigrant Nominee Program

Skilled Worker Stream For applicants who have a job offer with work experience in an eligible occupation or have graduated from a recognized Candian tertiary institution in the last 3 years.
British Columbia Express Entry Stream For applicants who have created a valid Express Entry profile and are able to support the government’s economic development and diversification priorities.  
Entrepreneur Stream For applicants who would like to buy, own shares in or start a new business in British Columbia. 

How We Can Help

Whether you want to visit or immigrate to British Columbia, we are the immigration and visa consultancy that can make it happen. The first step of our Canadian visa application process involves completing a comprehensive online evaluation that will allow us to determine whether you are able to successfully apply for a visa. Our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs), will then represent you on your application making sure everything is correct, complete and delivered on time. Optimize your application, sign up with us today!

ABOUT BRITISH COLUMBIA

Capital City:
Victoria
Average Salary:
$49,244
Unemployment rate:
5,4%
Average living expenses:
$2,483 for one person (Vancouver)
Average  price of a house:
$730,000
Population:
5,034 million 
Top Industries:
Agriculture, Construction, Film & Television, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Forestry, Technology, Manufacturing, Mining and Tourism.
Average Temperatures:
Summer average high of 16-18°C Winter average low of 1-4°C