Prince George is a welcoming community of approximately 74,000, with all the amenities of city living including a vibrant arts community, excellent schools, and a multitude of recreation and sports opportunities. Affordable housing in family friendly neighbourhoods, along with above average wage rates and employment opportunities in a variety of sectors, provide residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC’s most beautiful regions.
Located in the heart of the province, Prince George has a friendly small-town feel and instant access to the recreational paradise of Northern BC. An abundance of lakes and pristine wilderness allow residents to enjoy a huge variety of outdoor activities including kayaking, camping, fishing, hunting, skiing and snowshoeing.
It is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia, and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region’s economic growth and diversification strategies offer outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees.
The Prince George medical community is dynamic, innovative and exceptionally supportive. In addition to numerous long term care facilities, community health centres and a public health unit, it includes the largest state of the art healthcare facility - the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC). The highly regarded University of Northern BC - site of the University of British Columbia Northern Medical Program is also located in Prince George.