Communities of the Vancouver Island Corridor

The Vancouver Island corridor is situated on the Pacific Coast of Western Canada and just a 30 minute flight away from Vancouver, BC. Explore the unique opportunities and environments that each community in the area offers.


Nanaimo is located on the east side of Vancouver Island, off the southwest coast of British Columbia. The city is a short 20-minute travel time to downtown Vancouver by seaplane or helicopter, and a 90-minute drive to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. ShareTweetShare

Comox Valley

The Comox Valley Regional District stretches from the calm waters of the Salish Sea, including Denman and Hornby islands, all the way to the majestic peaks of the Beaufort Mountains and Strathcona Park. With a population of 66,527 over 1,725 sq km, Comox Valley provides plenty of space for raising a family and starting a […]

Cowichan Valley overview

Cowichan Valley

Located mid-way between the cities of Victoria and Nanaimo, Cowichan offers an idyllic rural lifestyle and a diversity of locally-produced food and drink, within easy reach of all the amenities you could want to grow your family and your business. ShareTweetShare

Port Alberni overview

Port Alberni

The City of Port Alberni is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island on the Somass River estuary and surrounded by a number of large lakes. The City boasts modern infrastructure and tourism, arts, aerospace, agriculture, post-secondary education, and high-tech industries play an important role in the local economy. ShareTweetShare

Campbell River

Touted as the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’, the City of Campbell River is located midway along Vancouver Island’s eastern shore and is the third-largest city on the island. The natural beauty and community amenities here offer an unparalleled lifestyle that gives residents, businesses and visitors room to grow and space to breathe. ShareTweetShare

Qualicum Beach overview

Qualicum Beach

The Town of Qualicum Beach is situated along the Strait of Georgia on Vancouver Island’s northeastern coast. A part of the Regional District of Nanaimo, the community has been a popular tourist destination of the Canadian West Coast. It is served by the Island Highway, an airport, a nearby ferry, and daily trains. ShareTweetShare


The City of Parksville is well known for its large, sandy beaches at Parksville Bay and Crag Bay. An ocean-side community, Parksville has long been a tourist destination primarily catering to people from across Vancouver Island as well as the Greater Vancouver area. ShareTweetShare


The Resort Municipality of Ucluelet is situated on the edge of the Wild Pacific Ocean. It offers residents the opportunity to live in and explore one of the world’s most pristine coastlines. A true west coast working harbour, Ucluelet is a place rich in tradition and natural beauty. ShareTweetShare

Mount Waddington

Mount Waddington has a laid-back lifestyle with affordable housing and extensive indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages. Key industries in the region include forestry, aquaculture, fisheries, marine industries, mining, health services and tourism. ShareTweetShare