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Map of BC Regions

You can create the life you want teaching in French in one of the diverse BC regions. All you need to decide is: Where?

Central BC

With regional hubs in Prince George and Kamloops, Central BC offers unlimited outdoor exploration opportunities, affordable housing, and a comfortable way of life. 

Historically, the economy in the region has relied on forestry, mining, agriculture, and tourism. In recent years, the area has seen significant growth in agritourism from local horse farms and ranches. 

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Fraser Valley

Located between the Okanagan and Metro Vancouver regions, the Fraser Valley offers a rich mix of rural and urban.  

Fed by the Fraser River, the Valley is the largest agricultural region in BC. Dairy, egg, poultry farming, berry production, and legendary Chilliwack sweet corn are some of its most beloved exports.

The region is also experiencing rapid growth, owing to its reasonably-priced housing, warm summers and mild winters.

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Kootenay

Want to be outside in all four seasons? The Kootenays are for you. 

Located in BC’s southeast, this region offers the opportunity to hike, camp, fish, ski, snowboard, and explore national parks. 

The most populated areas in the Kootenay region – Nelson, Cranbrook, Castlegar, and Golden – are hubs for tourism and business but retain their small-town charm.

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Metro Vancouver

Surrounded by mountains and coastline, Metro Vancouver has a diverse, vibrant, and multicultural population of more than two million. 

Vancouver, Canada’s third-largest city, is its urban centre. The host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver is one of the world’s greenest cities, with trees and countless greenspaces dotting the landscape. 

The region is the province’s economic engine, with major employers across various industries, including tech, film, and tourism. 

 

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Northern BC

A tranquil, vast, and rugged region, Northern BC is ideal if you are seeking a more peaceful lifestyle away from the city.

Diverse local Indigenous communities have lived off this land for thousands of years and keep a solid connection to it, hosting cultural celebrations and events throughout the year.   

The north offers spectacular wilderness to explore and a significantly reduced cost of living compared to more populated areas.

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Okanagan

Set on a backdrop of rolling hills, lakes and mountains, the Okanagan offers a mild climate and a growing economy. 

The Okanagan is a popular tourist destination, offering a mix of outdoor recreation activities, including biking, hiking, and golf. There are also countless health and wellness spas in the region for when you want to relax. 

With nearly 200 wineries – many offering tours in the summer – the Okanagan is also the leading winemaking region in Canada.

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Vancouver Island & Sunshine Coast

The largest island in North America,  with key cities such as Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay, Campbell River. Vancouver Island is a more relaxed lifestyle and a hub for sustainable, eco-conscious living and a mild climate. Filled with the abundance of marine life and prime whale-watching spots.

A quick ferry ride from the Lower Mainland, the Sunshine Coast is a peaceful rainforest dotted with small towns from Gibsons to Powell River.

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