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British Columbia is Canada's westernmost province and is set between the Pacific Ocean in the west and the magnificent Rocky Mountains in the east. British Columbia generally enjoys a temperate climate but where there are mountains, there is snow. Renowned for the steep and the deep of its world-class ski terrain, BC bustled with energy during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. For its visitors, BC offers not just outdoor adventure but cosmopolitan culture, world-class exhibitions, uptown shopping and fabulous dining. From sophisticated cities to breathtaking scenery, there is something for everyone in BC.

Discover British Columbia's key destinations: 


With over 2,000 hours of sunshine each year, incredibly diverse landscape of covered hills, forested valleys and pristine lakes, a vibrant downtown and a convenient location, Kamloops is a great place to explore.


Nestled in a glorious range of mountains Kelowna lies in an area of pristine lakes, pine forests, abundant gardens, orchards and vineyards, sandy beaches, and superb amenities. 

Prince Rupert

Located on the coast of Northern British Columbia. VIA Rail's Skeena service travels between here and Jasper in the Rocky Mountains over 2 days via Prince George. 


Whether you’re looking for a back-to-nature adventure, a cultural city break, a culinary odyssey, or quite simply an unforgettable getaway, you’re going to love this hip, modern, laid-back metropolis with unique neighbourhoods. Vancouver is the gateway to the amazing natural beauty of British Columbia and Canada.  Located at the foot of the dazzling Coast Mountains and surrounded by glimmering waterways, it is one of the world’s most fortunate cities when it comes to setting. 


Victoria is British Columbia's capital city located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, across the Johnstone Strait from mainland Canada. It has the mildest climate in Canada with gardens that bloom all year.  


The year-round resort of Whistler is one of Canada's premier ski resorts in winter and a haven for outdoor enthusiasts in summer. Nestled in the spectacular Coast Mountains less than two hours from Vancouver, British Columbia, the impressive two mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb and surrounding forested valleys, rivers and lakes, makes the resort ideal for countless outdoor adventures. 


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