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The North Shore

What It's Like to Live Here

Comprised of the two neighbouring communities of North Vancouver and West Vancouver, the "North Shore" as it is called is a place where you can bask on the beach in the morning, hike forested trails by afternoon and take to the ski slopes while watching the downtown skyline twinkle in the distance.

Find out why North Shore residents are some of the happiest in the Metro Vancouver area

North Vancouver

From Deep Cove to Capilano River and from the water's edge to the top of the slopes of our two ski hills, Grouse Mountain and Seymour Mountain, North Vancouver is comprised of two municipalities. The City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver which surrounds it.

Stats:

Size

Population

Schools

Parks

Income Per Capita

160.76 Square Kilometres

85,395

40 Public Schools +7 Private Schools

Over 45 Parks and Public Green Spaces

$72,662

Fun at the Shipyards

Every Friday night the Shipyards come alive with food trucks, entertainment on the live stages, pop up shops and so much more.

Village Lifestyles

The communities are laid out "village style" meaning everything you need is usually found right in your own neighbourhood. But so much more is in store for you in the next village too!

Shopping

Whatever you need, we've got the goods. From malls to strolls on the street, the local shops, grocery stores, artisan bakeries, clothing stores will keep you in style and in stock.

Recreation

Sailing, skiing, trail running, swimming, hiking, beachcombing or anything else you'd like to do, the North Shore has got it all!

Top ten things families love about living in North Vancouver

North Vancouver is widely regarded as one of the safest, cleanest and most beautiful places to live in Canada. It’s also one of the most family-friendly cities in British Columbia, and that’s why, for this post, I decided to poll 25 families to get their perspective on what makes North Van so special.

Here are the most popular answers (in no particular order).

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West Vancouver

From Capilano River to Lion's Bay, West Vancouver is certainly one of the most beautiful places to live. If you love the outdoors, everything is accessible to you within a few minutes drive. Just like North Vancouver, West Vancouver has a vibrant village lifestyle, some incredible shopping and dining experiences await you in this stunning seaside municipality not to forget enjoying a day starting at Ambleside Beach and ending on the slopes of West Van's own Cypress Bowl Ski Hill.

Stats:

Size

Population

Schools

Parks

Income Per Capita

87.26 Square Kilometres

45,437

15 Public Schools +5 Private Schools

Over 10 Parks and Public Green Spaces

$107,000

Stroll the
West Van Sea Wall

This incredible stroll will take you from Dundarave Village, past Ambleside Beach, all the way to the excellent shopping at Park Royal Village and Mall.

Village Lifestyles

Just like North Vancouver, communities are laid out "village style" meaning everything you need is usually found right in your own neighbourhood. But so much more is in store for you in the next village too!

Shopping

West Vancouver has some of the best shopping in Vancouver. From Park Royal to strolls on the street, the local shops, grocery stores, artisan bakeries, clothing stores will keep you in style and in stock.

Recreation

Just like North Vancouver, you can do anything here! Sailing, skiing, trail running, swimming, hiking, beachcombing or anything else you'd like to do, the North Shore has got it all!

Top ten things to do in West Vancouver

While once known only as the home of B.C.’s first enclosed shopping mall (we’re looking at you, Park Royal), West Vancouver is now a destination for foodies and outdoorsy folks alike. With the ocean and the mountains right next door, and its farmers’ markets, cafés, museums and galleries, this northwestern municipality offers a plethora of activities for every day of the year.