Map of South West BC and North West Washington State:  showing Greater Vancouver Regional District GVRD cities-municipalities & Abbotsford and Chilliwack to the East  + WASHINGTON STATE MAP includes:  Blaine, Ferndale, Lynden, Nooksak and North Bellingham shows major highways including: TransCanada, Highway 99 in BC which becomes Washington State's I5 Highway

Map from Weller Cartographic Services Ltd. shows major Golf Courses (organge dots on map) in S.W. BC & adjoining N.W. Washington State.

Top of regional map with West Vancouver, North Vancouver, City of Vancouver,  Burnaby, Coquitlam,  Port Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, in South West British Columbia
Regional map middle: showing Richmond, New Westminster, Delta,  Surrey, Langley,  Matsqui, , Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Regional Map Bottom:  Canada BC, Washington State Border :  showing Blaine Washington,  Ferndale, North Bellingham & Bellingham,  Lynden, Nooksack & Everson

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State Government
State Capital located at:
416 14th Ave. SW
Olympia, WA 98504


  • Bellingham/Whatcom County Convention & Visitor's Bureau
    "Visit Bellingham, Washington and the surrounding Whatcom County for abundant nature, outdoor adventure and sweeping scenery from the Salish Sea to Mt. Baker and North Cascades National Park. Savor farm to table menus, craft brews, family moments, a vibrant arts scene and charming historical treasures. This site is loaded with things to do, hotels and lodging options, food and drink, photos, videos, insider tips and media information." [quote 2019.11.01 fr. website]

Travel & Tourism in Washington

Introductory overviews of United States of America - USA the Country

Legal Resources on the Net-Web

  • Cross-Border USA-Canada Business Immigration Lawyers
    Saba Naqvi, JD dual USA-Canada lawyer licensed in California and BC bar, experienced with USA and Canada business immigration lawyer, photo also included Bruce Harwood, MA LLB Canada business immigration lawyer - both are based in downtown Vancouver, BC with Boughton law corp.

    Saba Naqvi, JD dual USA-Canada lawyer licensed in California and BC bar, experienced with USA and Canada business immigration lawyer, photo also includes Bruce Harwood, MA LLB Canada business immigration lawyer - both are based in downtown Vancouver, BC with Boughton law corp.

    Saba practices in the area of U.S. and Canadian immigration law.  She is a founding member of Boughton Law's Cross Border and Immigration practice groups. 

    She is licensed to practice law in the State of California and the Province of British Columbia.

    Saba represents corporations and individuals in a wide range of U.S. and Canadian immigration and citizenship matters - with experience in the:

    • biotechnology,
    • engineering,
    • manufacturing,
    • food,
    • agriculture, and
    • IT (information technology) sectors

    Her immigration practice includes:

    • applications for temporary and permanent residence including applications for work permits, NAFTA based applications including TN status and intracompany transferee applications,
    • British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) applications,
    • immigrant investor cases for permanent residence in Canada or
    • Green Card status in the United States,
    • spousal sponsorships and citizenship matters.

    Saba also defends clients in matters of inadmissibility, appeals and application refusals before the Immigration Division and the Immigration Appeal Division tribunals.

    She regularly represents clients with cross border inadmissibility issues including U.S. waivers, applications for criminal rehabilitation and temporary resident permits.

    Saba often advises businesses on navigating cross border customs issues such as, importing and exporting goods between Canada and the United States.

    Saba Z. Naqvi
    Associate Counsel
    Boughton Law Corp.
    Suite 700 - 595 Burrard St.
    P.O. Box 49290
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada V7X 1S8
    Phone: 604 647 4139
    Web: people/ lawyers/saba-z-naqvi

    Vancouver Business Lawyers Directory of Lawyers experienced in USA and Canada laws dealing with e.g. intellectual property, business immigration visas including NAFTA work permits,
    • Corporate / Commercial Law
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • International Investment & Transactions
    • International Structure & Finance
    • Technology Law
    • Business Outsourcing, Insourcing, Offshoring, Nearshoring
    • Business Succession Planning
    • including Wills & Estate Law
    • Commercial, Construction and Engineering Litigation
    • Professional Practice Issues and Disputes

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Canada Immigration Regulated Certified Immigration Consultants | IntraCompany Transfers | Work Permits | NAFTA Permits | Entrepreneur & Investor Immigrants | Study Visa-Permits

The Global HR Team of Lowe & Company has helped individuals and businesses in over 60 countries immigrate, do business and handle their intracompany transfer needs for over 25 years e.g. through NAFTA work permits and visas to Canada.

Visit for a wealth of information about Canada's Citizenship and Immigration programs.

Lowe and Company
#900 - 777 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J7
phone: (604) 875-9338 fax: (604) 875-1325

See also article on "Why Use a Canada Immigration Lawyer to Help Your Application for a Special Work Permit or Application?  Why Not Do-It-Yourself?

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Canadian Business-Corporate Graphic Designers · Creative Consultants · Book Illustrators · Cartographers · MapMakers

Canadian businesses doing business in Asia?  China-Asian businesses wanting to expand to English speaking North American market on line - consider the following graphics professionals with experience in corporate brand development and marketing in print, TV and Web media.

  • Canadian - Chinese corporate graphic designer and creative director in Hong Kong, China
    • Tony Yau BFA, MVA (Bachelor of Fine Arts & Master of Visual Arts from York University, Toronto and University of Alberta, Edmonton) - has designed web and print media/sites for Xerox-Fuiji, Hong Kong Telecom, Ikea furniture etc.
      Sample work in 2003-2004 for Chinese speaking audiences include:
    • Tony has also been the creative director for TV advertising commercials and web sites for Vancouver, Real Estate Developers and realtors e.g. Anson Realty (in the late 1990's)
    • A recent venture into children's animated graphics and toy marketing can be seen at a children's e-card web site.

Canada's PDF maps and cartographic / map-making-design specialist

Canada · USA Business & Immigration Consultants

Lowe & Company Vancouver immigration and business services fr. Robert Leong, LLB, Stan Leo, JD; and immigration consultants Vivien Lee, Rita Cheng and Akiko Fujita -

CLICK TO Canada's Business-Immigration Law Firm  of Lowe and Company, lawyers and business consultants  speak  Manadarin, Cantonese and other Chinese dialects

Promoting Hong Kong and China Business Tourism Services

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South Pacific Manus Island Tourism

Promoting Canada Business Tourism Services

Canada Work Permits-Visas, Employers & HR Assistance

Patents, Trade Marks & Copyright

  • Canada Intellectual Property Office cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/Home
    "The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is a special operating agency of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.  We deliver intellectual property (IP) services in Canada and educate Canadians on how to use IP more effectively." [quote 2019.11.01 fr. website]

Provincial Laws & Publications

  • intro. to provincial government legal information and lawyers services

  • Self Counsel Press · Legal & Business Publisher - books for the layman in everyday English

Manufacturing Standards

Insurance Services

Business Disaster-Emergency Planning

Canada Newspapers on-line

Canada English & Chinese Ethnic Language TV & Radio Services

  • CBC national TV
  • multi-lingual programing e.g. China Satellite News, Taiwan Satellite News, Canada News and programs in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese etc.
  • primarily a Cantonese TV and Shaw cable service in Vancouver with special coverage of Canada's Chinese immigrant communities in Vancouver and Toronto news as well as international news coverage, eg. through Hong Kong Satellite News
  • Radio Stations AM 1470
  • Radio Stations FM 96.1

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Web Hosting for Canada & the World and Canada's Small Business Web Hosting solutions and

Being a TuCows affiliate [] the famous shareware and web services network - gives / ample experience to provide a full spectrum of web hosting solutions for businesses, from the SOHO micro-business, to full co-location 24 x 7 (twenty-four hours a day - seven days a week) tech-support - these folks are based in Vancouver, they are bandwidth and personalized service specialists!

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How "findable" is your business-organization web site? 

The best looking web site in the world that is not seen, is not a good return on your investment.  Visit - helping small businesses and non-profit organizations achieve high search engine rankings since 1995.

Vancouver professionals guide to downtown hotels, restaurants and visitor attractions, B.Wong, BA, Library Technician - Vancouver Fact Checker


Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada -

"Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) works with Canadians in all areas of the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace. We are the federal institution that leads the Innovation, Science and Economic Development portfolio." [quote fr. website 2019.11.01]

Canadian Business Magazines Online

Canada Business Service Centres

Canada's Laws · Legislation · Courts

  • Introductory directory of Federal and Provincial information sources

Provincial Business Service Centres

eBusiness Web & Blog Sites

  • BC also has an "excellent e-business information site called eBusiness Connection" at

  • see also e-Business Website Blog [for BC] e-business commentary, news, and insider tips for small business on a budget.

Canada Export Information

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Employers Online-Web Resource

Sponsored by Government of Canada

  • "Jobs and the workplace - Find work, explore skills and training, make career decisions, plan retirement and apply for temporary financial assistance." [quote 2019.11.01]

Immigration & Citizenship Canada

Directories of Canada Immigration Lawyers

Canada Business & Immigration Lawyers in Vancouver, BC

Lawyers , attorneys, notaries & Certified Registered Canada Immigration Consultants and business consultants with over 20 years of immigration service experience helping clients from over 50 countries.  Professionals fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, Arabic and Polish

Canadian Economic Policy Think Tanks

  • C.C. Howe Institute

    Since its formation in 1973, the C.D. Howe Institute has earned a reputation as Canada's most respected independent, nonprofit, economic and social policy research institution. Governments, the media, and Canadians in every region look to the Institute to provide balanced, well-reasoned, and comprehensible analysis of issues of national interest. From the beginning, the recipe for the Institute's success has consisted of equal measures of objectivity, professionalism, and relevance. [quoted from profile/history.htmlenglish/profile/history.html 2003/04/08

  • The Fraser Institute

    As an independent public policy organization, The Fraser Institute focuses on the role competitive markets play in providing for the economic and social well-being of all Canadians. [quoted from 2003/07/11] and Canada's Small Business Web Hosting solutions

Internet Web Domain Names & Hosting Services - Vancouver, B.C. Canada

  • the original .CA domain name registrar of Canadian domain names

Web Hosting · Business Web Sites · Business Solutions

  • aka is a TuCows affiliate [see].  They offer a full spectrum of web hosting solutions for businesses, from the SOHO micro-business, to full co-location 24x7 technical support - these folks are based in Vancouver, they are bandwidth and personalized service specialists!

    Canada's original dot.CA domain registrar, based in Vancouver, BC. is not only the largest registrar of dot.CA domain names in Canada, it also provides a full range of corporate web hosting services.

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