Location & Logistics

North Vancouver is a vibrant, diverse centre, surrounded by breathtaking mountains and water. It is located on the north side of Burrard Inlet, bounded by the Coast Mountains to the north, the Capilano River to the west and Indian Arm fjord to the east. North Vancouver is home to a thriving port and shipbuilding industry with the commercial heart of the community on the waterfront.


North Vancouver has the infrastructure needed to support the needs of every business, from home-based virtual offices to the larger commercial and industrial firms.

North Vancouver has immediate access to:

  • World-class digital connectivity
  • The #1 rated airport in North America
  • Canada’s largest port (3rd largest in North America)
  • Three Class 1 railroads
  • Regional roadways and transit connectivity

  • Location: 49.32°N, -123.07°W
  • Geographical size: 173 square kilometres
  • Elevation: 108.73 metres
  • City of North Vancouver City is 12 sq km
  • District of North Vancouver is 161 sq km



North Vancouver businesses and residents are easily connected to Metro Vancouver, the Sea to Sky region, and the rest of the world by road, rail, sea and air. North Vancouver is connected to Vancouver by two bridges; Lions Gate and Ironworkers Memorial, crossing Burrard Inlet, and a SeaBus passenger ferry which connects downtown Vancouver and Lonsdale Quay in 12 minutes.

The Trans-Canada Highway runs across North Vancouver, connecting it to Whistler and ferries to Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast. YVR airport, the second busiest in Canada, is close by at only a 35-minute drive. BC Ferries runs daily services from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver (10 minute drive from North Vancouver), connecting North Vancouver visitors and residents to to Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, and Bowen Island.



Modes of Transportation
Source: Statscan Census
Last Updated: November 2017

Commuting Destination
Source: Statscan Census
Last Updated: December 2017

Time Leaving For Work
Source: Statscan Census
Last Updated: December 2017


North Vancouver offers a variety of housing options including detached single-family homes, town-homes, condos and apartments. Our community’s growing population means there are more options for people with all types of housing preferences who are at different stages of life. There are also plenty of rental options within both the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver prioritizing affordable and diverse housing.

Residential communities of North Vancouver include Deep Cove, Seymour, Maplewood, Lynn Valley, Grand Boulevard, Moodyville, Upper Lonsdale, Lower Lonsdale, Edgemont Village, and Upper Capilano.


Housing Prices
Source: Statscan Census
Last Updated: October 2017

Home Ownership
Source: Statscan Census
Last Updated: October 2017