Growing Up in BC


Most of the parents who adopt through Sunrise Family Services live in BC; many are in Vancouver and Victoria and some live in smaller communities all over the province. If you live in another part of Canada, or in the United States, you may be wondering what growing up in British Columbia is like.


British Columbia offers:


  • Canada's most moderate climate

  • Mountains, rivers, lakes and the Pacific Ocean with all the outdoor recreational activities you might imagine

  • Excellent education system - considered one of the best in the world

  • State-of-the-art health care facilities including BC's Children's Hospital

  • Free health care for everyone for their whole life

  • A culturally and racially diverse and tolerant population

  • Urban, small town or rural living

  • Vancouver: consistently rated one of the most liveable cities in the world


We call it Beautiful British Columbia for a reason!