The City of North Vancouver is a waterfront municipality on the north shore of Burrard Inlet, directly across from Vancouver, British Columbia, accessible from downtown via the Second Narrows Bridge (also known as the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing) on the Trans-Canada Highway, the Lions Gate Bridge, and the Seabus catamaran ferry.
Population: 48,196 (2011 Census).
North Vancouver has a mild, temperate coastal rainforest climate, and plentiful rain accounts for its year-round greenery. It gets close to 2,000 hours of sunshine annually, although snowfall is also quite regular in late autumn, usually around November, and ski season can last until April. Average daily high temperatures reach 17°C/62.6°F in July, and drop to 3°C/37.4°F in January.
Things to Do and Living.
North Vancouver is a developed community, with many recreational, cultural, and entertainment opportunities to take advantage of.
North Vancouver provides residents with easy access to a vast network of hiking and mountain biking trails, two ski hills, golf courses, ocean and river kayaking, fresh and salt water fishing, and more. It’s also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene and wide variety of restaurants, coffee shops, and craft breweries.
Economy and Employment.
North Vancouver hosts an array of business, entertainment, cultural and recreational opportunities in a relatively compact area. Its diversified business community includes major port terminals, shipbuilding facilities, a vibrant industrial area, a waterfront business park, and a mix of commercial and professional services, as well as infrastructure to support specialty manufacturing and advanced technology.
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