When it was incorporated in 1886, Vancouver had a population of about 1,000 people. Today,
Vancouver is the most populous city in British Columbia, has the highest population density in
Canada, and is the fifth-most densely populated city in North America. Over 675,000 residents
call the city of Vancouver home, while the Vancouver metropolitan area (Greater Vancouver) is
home to over 2.4 million residents.
Vancouver has been ranked as one of the best cities in the world for quality of living for a multitude of reasons including the weather, the parks, the views, attractions, and more. When it comes to things to do, there is no shortage in Vancouver. Well-known and popular attractions include Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain, Granville Island, VanDusen Botanical Garden, and the list goes on.
Residents in Vancouver are lucky to be able to enjoy the outdoors almost year-round as it is one of the warmest cities in Canada during the winter. The summer months can be much hotter than average and very dry. When it comes to your home in Vancouver, it is important to be aware that the hot and dry summers can take a toll on your roof.