The Metro Vancouver region is home to more than 50% of British Columbia’s population and economic activity. It is a growing region and a desirable place to live, work and play.
Definition of the Region
Metro Vancouver comprises 21 municipalities, one treaty First Nation and one electoral area. Members include: Village of Anmore, Village of Belcarra, Bowen Island Municipality, City of Burnaby, City of Coquitlam, City of Delta, City of Langley, Township of Langley, Village of Lions Bay, City of Maple Ridge, City of New Westminster, City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, City of Pitt Meadows, City of Port Coquitlam, City of Port Moody, City of Richmond, City of Surrey, Tsawwassen First Nation, City of Vancouver, District of West Vancouver, City of White Rock and the unincorporated Electoral Area A (witch includes the University of British Columbia and the University Endowment Lands).
Within the region, there are 10 First Nations: Katzie, Kwantlaen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, Musqueam, Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Squamish, Tsawwassen and Tsleil-Waututh with overlapping land claims.