About Vancouver

yvrVoted one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver has become a magnet for the knowledge economy, attracting to the city such enterprises as Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo, the Ted Talks, and Sony Pictures Imageworks, as well as hosting local startups such as HootSuite, DHX Media, and Broadband TV.

The city boasts a large and very active cultural sector, including museums, galleries and performance festivals. According to the Vancouver Economic Commission, Vancouver has Canada’s fastest growing economy, with over 94,000 jobs in a tech sector that is projected to grow to 120,000 in the next few years (vancouvereconomic.com). Vancouver is an internationally recognized centre of media production and innovation.