Banff, Alberta

Banff is a resort town and one of Canada’s most popular tourist destinations. located in Alberta’s Rockies along the Trans-Canada Highway, known for its mountainous surroundings and hot springs, it is a destination for outdoor sports and features extensive hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing destinations within the area. Sunshine Village, Ski Norquay and Lake Louise Mountain Resort are the three nearby ski resorts located within the national park. Banff is the community with the second highest elevation … Read more

Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and Park

Located within Chinatown, the gardens are accessible from the lane off Carrall Street, between Pender Street and Keefer Street. It is about a 15 to 20 minute walk from the city center, or the closest SkyTrain station is Stadium. Alternatively if you’re on a hop on hop off tour bus, these will stop here. This … Read more

Orpheum Theatre (Vancouver)

The Orpheum is a theatre and music venue in Vancouver, British Columbia, it is part of the Vancouver Civic Theatres group of live performance venues. It is the permanent home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. The Orpheum is located on Granville Street near Smithe Street in Vancouver’s downtown core. It opened as a vaudeville house on 7 November 1927 (its first concert … Read more

Mario Koeppel from Switzerland: “My Experience at EC Vancouver”

Mario Koeppel from Switzerland shares his experience while attending English courses including IELTS in Vancouver at EC Vancouver.  Hello everyone! My name is Mario Koeppel and I came from a beautiful small country in Europe called Liechtenstein. As Ernest Hemingway once said: “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the … Read more

Rosaura Olivia De Leon Diaz: New EC Vancouver Student Ambassador!

What is your name? – My name is Rosaura Olivia De Leon Diaz. Tell us something about you. – I would describe myself as a friendly, optimistic, and helpful person. I like to meet new people, learn about other cultures, experience, new ideas, and simply make new friends. Why you choose to be a Student ambassador? … Read more

Burak Kilic from Turkey: “EC English is the best English Language School in Vancouver.”

Hello, dear readers. I would like to talk about life in Vancouver, EC English School (in my personal opinion, it is the best one in Vancouver) and a class called IELTS class, in which I study. My name is Burak and I am from Turkey. I have been in EC Vancouver for 5 months. After … Read more

HSC IELTS Exam Preparation

Are you interested in taking an IELTS course in Vancouver? The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. English knowledge alone is not enough to prepare you for the IELTS exam; you must have … Read more