The city of Vancouver is a popular place to live, in Canada it’s one of the few cities that does not freeze overly in Winter. In the past couple of years it has won the award of the best city in the World to live in, and has been the only city in the World to be nominated in the most top ten liveable cities in the World for five years in a row.
It has made good use over they years of its natural seaport to attract in international trade from the Orient and Europe, in addition many local CEO’s and top businessmen fly in to work by seaplane, making for a spectacular site in the mornings. The port of Metro Vancouver remains the busiest in Canada.
The city is one of the highest populated in Western Canada with just over 600,000 living in the city and about 2,300,000 in the surrounding metropolitan area.
Its mild climate is a big attraction to both Canadians and tourists alike, the climate has also attracted in film companies, with Vancouver now being one of the largest film producers in North America.
For tourists it even has one crossroads where it has a Starbucks on each corner!
When it comes to sport then the city was home to the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, and the city will also host several games of the 2015 FIFA Soccer World Cup for Women including the prestigious World Cup Final.
It's geography and both good land, air, sea and rail links mean it is a popular hub for parcel companies and thus you should enjoy a good parcel service when shipping to and from the region. Just bear in mind that you need to be aware of the prohibited items that you cannot ship to and from the region.
It is important to bear in mind the following points when you send a parcel to Vancouver:
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