Interested in moving to the Lower Mainland to go to school? Known as the City of Parks, Surrey is the second largest city in BC and one of the most diverse municipalities in Canada. There have been many recent developments in Surrey, and more are coming in the following years, including:
According to Statistics Canada, the population in Surrey grew 18.6% from 2006 to 2011, compared with an average growth of 5.9% across Canada. Over the same period, the number of residents who occupied private dwellings increased by 16.5%, compared with an increase of 7.1% in Canada, likely thanks to affordable housing in Surrey.