Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport , is a mecca for tourists from around the world. Is it any wonder? Surrounded by the glorious Canadian Rockies, Vancouver enjoys the natural beauty of the mountains, the sea, rolling hills, and spectacular parks. The city has a vibrant business community along with a contemporary art, theater, shopping, and music scene.
Consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livabiity and quality of life. Warmed by the Pacific Ocean currents and protected by the mountains, the weather is mild year round. In June, expect a high of approximately 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) with 2" of rain. Vancouver has an extremely diverse population with 50% of its residents having a first language other than English. Interestingly, tourism is only its second largest industry, with forestry being its largest industry.
Vancouver offers culturally diverse suburbs, mountainside districts, and colorful downtown neighborhoods. With myriad things to see and do, Vancouver - the site of the 2021 International Ergonomics Associate Triennial - is the perfect destination for an international audience