Strategically situated on the West Coast, Metro Vancouver is the economic heart of British Columbia and the third-largest metropolitan hub in Canada. As a gateway to Asia Pacific and North America, the region offers a competitive market, a highly skilled and talented workforce, global connectedness, that garners a reputation for exceptional quality of life with a vibrant culture and celebrated diversity.
As the economic development leadership service representing 21 municipalities, one electoral area, and one treaty First Nation, Invest Vancouver attracts strategic investment in export-oriented industries to facilitate the creation of high-quality jobs and deliver prosperity for all its 2.8 million residents.
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Regional Economic Overview