Our district, includes the cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and the villages of Anmore and Belcarra and is located 20 minutes from Greater Vancouver.
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British Columbia is Canada's westernmost province and one of North America's most mountainous regions. B.C. is bordered by the province of Alberta, the Yukon Territory and several U.S. states, including Alaska. Given its location, British Columbia is a gateway to the Pacific and Asia. Sometimes simply categorized as part of Canada's "West," the province is actually a distinct region, both geographically and culturally.
The Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) is a partnership of the 21 municipalities and one electoral area that make up the metropolitan area of Greater Vancouver. One Fraser Valley municipality (Abbotsford) outside the GVRD boundaries also participates in its parks service. The regional district concept was established by the Provincial Government in 1965; there are now 29 regional districts in B.C., covering virtually the entire province.