Vancouver is a major city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. It has the highest population density in Canada and it is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada.
Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livability and quality of life, and the Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledged it as the first city ranked among the top ten of the world’s most well-living cities for ten consecutive years.
While forestry remains its largest industry, Vancouver is well known as an urban centre surrounded by nature, making tourism its second-largest industry.
Major film production studios in Vancouver and nearby Burnaby have turned Greater Vancouver and nearby areas into one of the largest film production centres in North America, earning it the nickname “Hollywood North”.
These amazing photos were taken by POP SNAP that show billboards of Vancouver in the 1970s.