General Information About Vancouver, BC Canada


English is the official language.


In Canada, the power sockets used are type A, B. 120 Volts and 60 Hz throughout the country.

Currency – CAN Dollar ($)

A dollar is divided into 100 Cents.

  • Coins currently in use are as follows: 1, 5, 10, 25 Cents
  • Common Bank notes currently in use are as follows: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 Dollars

Location & Time Zone

Vancouver is located in the Pacific Time Zone in the Province of British Columbia Canada.


Vancouver is centrally located and the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) serves it.



  • Average minimum temperature in March is 37 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius)
  • Average maximum temperature in March is 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius).
  • Vancouver regularly has rain during March. Pack layers and Rain Gear, including an umbrella and water tolerant footwear