Maple Ridge is a city in British Columbia, located in the northeastern section of Metro Vancouver between the Fraser River and the Golden Ears, a group of mountain summits which are the southernmost of the Garibaldi Ranges of the Coast Mountains.
Population of Maple Ridge was estimated as 76,052 in 2011 Census.
Maple Ridge has a mild temperate coastal rainforest climate, similar to other communities in Metro Vancouver. The average daily temperature in July is 17.5°C/63.5°F, and the average daily temperature is 1.8°C/35.2°C in January.
Things to Do and Living.
Nestled between the Fraser River and the iconic Golden Ears Mountain to the north, Maple Ridge is a great destination for an active lifestyle.
Maple Ridge’s downtown core is known as Haney, and it hosts several festivals and annual parades, including the Rogers Santa Claus Parade, the Jazz and Blues Festival, and the Caribbean Festival.
Here’s more information about living and things to do in Maple Ridge: https://www.mapleridge.ca/330/Tourism
Economy and Employment.
Forestry companies continue to be the largest private-sector employers in the district. They include Interfor and companies that manufacture building materials, yachts and poles.
The soil and climate are not well-suited to the production of traditional food crops, but the Maple Ridge agriculture sector generates significant revenues from berry crops, nurseries and horse breeding.
And here’s a quick video for you to learn more about living in Maple Ridge:
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