Richmond Division of Family Practice

Why Richmond?

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Richmond is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities in Canada with a population last estimated at 224,425 people. With the coastal mountain range as a backdrop, the ​city is ideally situated 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver, 25 minutes from the US border and home to Metro Vancouver's international airport. 

Richmond is known for its charming seaside village of Steveston (where you can buy fresh fish or have it cooked for you), Asian Summer Night Market, 80km biking and walking greenway and waterway trails and fabulous restaurants. 

Video Source: Visit Richmond


If you are considering practicing in Richmond and would like us to coordinate a community tour, please contact our Member Support Coordinator, Sherry Wang at


External Links

City of Richmond

Visit Richmond



Richmond Division Welcome Handbook: Guide for Locums and New Physician Colleagues  

City of Richmond’s Newcomer’s Guide