is a comprehensive web directory of Greater Vancouver British Columbia web sites...
web directory currently lists thousands of Greater Vancouver businesses
and other items of local interest.
is a private initiative/effort, and is not Govt. funded, nor is it owned
by or affiliated with
(formally known as the Greater Vancouver Regional District Municipal
or the Greater Vallejo
Recreational District of California.
Vancouver Historians say that in the early-mid 1900's the Greater
Vancouver "general area" was often referred to as the "GVRD"
for short... later, in the 1960's, the B.C. Govt. decided to work towards a more centralized/co-operative form of regional
government, and after approx. 2 years of planning, local Govt. entities
formed the Greater Vancouver Regional
District Municipal Authority, which is often referred to as
"the GVRD" for short.
The initials "GVRD"
have a long history in Vallejo
California, which is an area around the North-East
San Francisco Bay area...
"the GVRD" in the Bay Area has been in operation since the
The initials "GVRD" is
among the most commonly used acronyms or slang word used to refer to
the general area around Greater Vancouver... currently, there are
around 2 million people who reside in the Greater Vancouver general area.
Learn more about the Greater Vancouver region ...