Four Reasons to Move to B.C.

3 November 2017

Thinking about moving out of your province or country? Maybe you’re looking for a beautiful place to live, new job opportunities, or better education for you and your family. If any of these are true, moving to B.C. may be the right decision for you.

Here are four good reasons to move to B.C.:
  1. High Living and Working Standards: The United Nations Human Development index consistently ranks Canada in the top ten countries to live in. With the Rockies framing the south-east border, glacier-fed lakes, beautiful beaches and over 600,000 square kilometers of forest, B.C. is well-known for its natural beauty. B.C.’s cities and towns also offer many exciting things to do and see. In addition, rigorous working standards allow employees to work safely, be treated fairly and have successful careers. Learn more about getting started on your career in B.C.    
  2. A Wide Range of Job Opportunities: B.C. has a very strong and sustainable economy, providing jobs for people with many different qualifications, skills and experience. Over the next ten years, the demand for labour will be greater than what the B.C. workforce can supply. This means there will be many opportunities for people looking for better job prospects. Learn more about working in B.C.
  3. Cultural Diversity: B.C. is home to 230,000 Indigenous people who speak over 30 languages and B.C.s  immigrant population is made up of people from all parts of the world. Thanks to our citizens, B.C. is the most culturally diverse province in Canada. In B.C., we celebrate diversity, and by law, we respect other people’s lifestyles, culture, religion and beliefs. See success stories from communities and workplaces to learn more about how our communities welcome newcomers. 
  4. An Excellent Education System: B.C.’s education system strives for excellence and has some of the world’s best universities. B.C. also offers a wide range of trades programs that provide work experience to help people have successful careers. Learn about training and education, and find out how you and your family can access new career opportunities in B.C.    
For more information on moving to B.C., check out the information and support that B.C. provides for newcomers on