Discover Prince George

Welcome to our city…

Prince George, the Northern Capital of British Columbia, is located approximately 790 kilometres north of Vancouver, in the centre of the province. With a population of over 70,000, Prince George is a dynamic and active City which boasts a huge list of amenities. Good jobs, affordable housing, excellent healthcare and a multitude of outdoor activities makes Prince George the perfect place to raise your family.

The people are one of the best things about Prince George, they are open and friendly with a let’s get it done attitude. When a need is seen in the community the local residents get together and make it happen. Through the strength of volunteers, we have established a nationally recognized University and hosted a number of national events such as the Scott Tournament of Hearts and the Canada Winter Games.

The University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia offer the opportunity to advance your post-secondary education in various areas including medicine, nursing, and business to name a few. Prince George is also home to quality public and private schools, to ensure that your children get a strong start in life.

The City is also the retail centre for the region, with two large shopping centres and numerous big box stores. The downtown offers a variety of charming local boutiques featuring specialty goods and products as well as a number of fine local restaurants.

Prince George is a place where you can enjoy all four seasons, with many events and activities to keep your family entertained year round. If you love the outdoors then this is the place for you! Each season brings a host of activities from swimming, boating, and golf in the summer to skiing, snowshoeing and outdoor skating rinks in the winter.

Prince George has a lot to offer you and your family; you owe it to yourself and your family to check it out!

We look forward to meeting you!
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