The Vancouver Island/Coast region is known for its temperate climate, unspoiled wilderness and beautiful coastlines. Home to British Columbia’s capital city, Victoria, the region also includes mountains, beaches, rainforests and farmland.
- Boating, kayaking, hiking and wildlife viewing are popular, as are arts and cultural events.
- The service sector is a big part of the economy.
- Many people work in health care, public administration, tourism, logging and fishing.