Vancouver, a city on Canada’s west coast, is affectionately known as Raincouver due to its frequent rain. Situated in a lush, green region called a temperate rainforest, Vancouver gets rain throughout the year. Winters are mild but wet, while summers are drier but still see occasional showers, which keep the city’s nature vibrant and green.

Despite the rain, Vancouver’s natural beauty shines. Stanley Park, a famous urban park, thrives with towering trees and scenic trails thanks to the rainfall. Residents and visitors embrace the outdoors, wearing rain jackets to enjoy parks, beaches, and waterfronts even when it’s drizzling.

The Raincouver nickname isn’t just about the weather; it’s part of the city’s culture and art. Writers and artists find inspiration in misty mountains, reflections in puddles, and the fog that sometimes blankets the skyline. Vancouver’s cultural scene also thrives indoors, with theaters, galleries, and cozy cafes bustling on rainy days.

Locals take pride in Raincouver with humor and resilience. Rainy days are perfect for exploring indoor markets, meeting friends at breweries, or enjoying comforting meals made with local ingredients. The rain also contributes to clean air and supports diverse wildlife, enhancing Vancouver’s natural environment.

As Vancouver grows as a global city, its Raincouver identity remains strong. It symbolizes the city’s resilience, natural beauty, and a lifestyle blending city sophistication with outdoor adventures. Rain in Vancouver isn’t seen as a problem but as part of what makes the city unique and charming, where every raindrop adds to its character and allure.

About Cloud Nine College  

Cloud Nine College is a premier vocational (Co-Op) college offering a range of specialized co-op courses and comprehensive Intensive English Programs, including test preparation courses for IELTS and general and business ESL courses to international students. It coordinates its programs uniquely in such ways that students can advance their education to the next level at universities and job opportunities.  

CNC is also an online education platform offering online certificate, diploma, higher diploma, and postgraduate diploma programs progressing to online and offline undergraduate and postgraduate degrees awarded by various educational institutions and universities around the world.

Cloud Nine College started as a language training institution back in 2010 and now has expanded into providing career training programs:  

  • Hotel and Restaurant Management Co-op Diploma  
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management Co-op Certificate  
  • International Trade and Business Management Co-op Diploma  
  • Professional Sales Co-op Certificate  

Learn more about CNC at www.cloudninecollege.com/  

Yixuan Feng

Yixuan Feng

Everyone calls him Victor here. Having taught for over eleven years, Victor is an Educational Consultant and instructor; everyone will see him in professional sales classes.