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One of the most desirable places to live in Canada, Vernon, British Columbia is the largest city in the North Okanagan Regional District. Vernon is located just 4.5 hours from Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean and just 3 hours from the US border. Vernon is surrounded by three lakes; Okanagan, Kalamalka, and Swan and is a popular tourist destination.

Each winter, Vernon hosts the Vernon Winter Carnival, North America’s second largest Winter Carnival. Vernon is also home to the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre, the premier entertainment venue for the region.