People & Jobs in the Lower Mainland

The municipalities comprising British Columbia’s Lower Mainland are inexorably connected through an array of common physical and social infrastructure. As such, any discussion that is concerned with the future of regional transportation and transit must be framed within the context of the ever-changing—and expanding—web of people, labour force, and jobs within the Lower Mainland. 

To give context to discussions around the future of regional transportation infrastructure, this report briefly examines historical and projected changes in the population, labour force, and employment within what might be called the functional Lower Mainland region, which includes the Fraser Valley, Greater Vancouver, and Squamish-Lillooet Regional Districts.

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