Smartphone apps can be enormously useful tools for living in, exploring, or traveling to Vancouver, BC. You can use these Apple and Android apps to get around find water, street food, and more.
Developed by the British Columbia government and HealthLinkBC, this free app lets users find health services including hospitals, walk-in clinics, ERs, immunization services, and after-hours pharmacies based on location, keyword, or type of facility. It also lets you see hours of operation, address, phone number, and other details and provides up-to-date Health Alerts posted by HealthLinkBC.
Vancouver's street food vendors go far beyond hot dogs and pretzels. These restaurants-on-wheels are serving some of the best meals in town, including everything from Pan-Asian cuisine and southern pulled pork sandwiches to dim sum, fresh croissants, pizza, and more. Use this app to find the nearest food cart to you, up-to-the-minute opening hours and locations, directions, contact information, and more.
Developed by Metro Vancouver as part of a campaign to reduce disposable (and environmentally unfriendly) water bottles, this app leads you to 600 water sources–fresh water to refill your own water bottle–throughout Greater Vancouver, from Abbotsford to West Vancouver.
Developed in Vancouver, this app is a must-have for hockey fans in Vancouver, especially if you support the home team. The Canucks app gives you instant, one-tap access to exclusive news, features, message boards, videos, and photos.