INTERNeX Canada: Vancouver facts!

What do you know about Vancouver?

Read further to find some more fun and interesting facts about Vancouver.


  •  Established by Captain George Vancouver in 1886.
  • Situated at an altitude of 71m/236ft.
  • Population: 603,502 (growing at a steady rate of 3%)
  • More than 35% of the population of Vancouver is foreign born.
  • Vancouver has the highest per capita proportion of Asians of any North American city.
  • A resident of Vancouver is called a Vancouverite.
  • Ranked one of the most liveable cities in the world and one of the 10 cleanest cities on the world.
  • It is the largest city in the province of British Columbia
  • The third largest city in Canada after Toronto and Montreal.
  • Largest film production center in North America after Los Angeles and New York City.
  • Port of Vancouver is the largest in Canada (and second in North America)
  • The 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Paralympics were also held in this beautiful city.
  • Vancouver hosts one of the country’s largest annual gay pride parades.
  • Vancouver is the birthplace of the one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, called Greenpeace.
  • There are three ski hills in Vancouver: Grouse Mountain, Mount Seymour and Cypress Mountain.

I hope you are having a great weekend.



INTERNeX International Exchange

Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149

What to do on the weekend?

Hey guys, its weekend!!!!
And here are some tips for your weekend…



Rainbow Warrior Festival

A First Nation prophecy says the peoples of the world will unite as Warriors of the Rainbow to save the planet from destruction by greed and careless exploitation.
Greenpeace was inspired by this to name the flagship of its fleet the Rainbow Warrior. This fall as part of  celebrating its 40th anniversary, Greenpeace will launch its newest vessel: the Rainbow Warrior III.
Go celebrate Greenpeace’s efforts to protect our environment on September 17th, at the Rainbow Warrior Festival.

Date: 17. September
Time: 11am to 6pm
Where: Jericho Beach Vancouver

For more information click here

Planet Earth: Shallow Seas 4-D Experience

Introducing the 4D Experience! Immerse yourself in our new 4D Experience, a cinematic adventure filled with thrilling sensory effects such as wind, mist, scents and dramatic lighting! BC’s only 4D theater, this is a one of a kind experience filled with excitement, stunning visuals and unexpected sensory surprises.
Theater shows are included in general admission price and have a run time of approximately 20 minutes.

Date: exposition is from 15.09.2011 to 30.09.2011
Time: Daily 11am to 4pm
Where: 845 Avison Way
V6G 3E2 Vancouver

For more information click here



Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September.

Our programmers have earned a reputation for excellence, and a diverse array of films are shown: Hollywood galas, complete with red carpet glamour; the best in international cinema, the latest homegrown comedies… and everything in between.

Get your package today, before they sell out! See website for details!

Date: from 08.09.2011 to 18.09.2011
Time: Daily from 10am to 10pm

Where: Toronto different locations see here

For more information click here



Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Visit Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 17th from 12 to 2 p.m. for your chance to say farewell to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games medals.
This Saturday is the last day full sets of athlete medals for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games will be at CSHoF on loan from the Royal Canadian Mint. Experts from the Mint will be on hand to tell the story of how the medals were made and allow visitors to touch, hold and take photos with the medals. And, visitors can learn about a first-hand Olympic gold medal experience and meet Canadian speed skater Christine Nesbitt, who won gold in the 1,000 metre event at the 2010 Games and is this year’s Calgary Terry Fox Run spokesperson.

Date: 17 September 2011
Time: 12am to 2pm
Where: 169 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
For more information click here


Wish you a nice Weekend!



INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149