Hope is a commuter town and district municipality at the confluence of the Fraser and Coquihalla rivers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Hope is situated at the eastern end of both the Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland region, and is at the southern end of the Fraser Canyon. Hope is a member municipality of the Fraser Valley Regional District which provides certain municipal services to unincorporated settlements and rural areas. With a population of 6,200 (2016), the District of Hope includes Hope Townsite (the previous Town of Hope) and surrounding areas including the communities of Kawkawa Lake, Silver Creek, Floods, and Lake of the Woods.
~ Source: "Wikipedia - Hope, British Columbia"
District of Hope Elevator Pitch
"Situated in a majestic mountain setting at the east end of the lush Fraser Valley, Hope offers all the amenities of a large centre, while at the same time preserving the life style of a small community. Hope boasts an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities; scenic trails for all levels of hikers and bikers; pristine lakes, streams and creeks for fishers and water sport enthusiasts."
~ Source: "District of Hope - About Hope"
At the Confluence of Two Rivers
"Between the Coast Mountain Range and the Cascade Mountain Range, this hub of southern BC highways makes Hope a readily accessible destination from which to explore some of the most beautiful and dramatic BC wilderness. Within a half hour drive, there are awe-inspiring desert canyons, vast stands of coastal rainforest, rugged snow capped mountains, expansive alpine meadows and fast-flowing rivers."
~ Source: "Hope Business & Development Society - About Hope"
Investing in Hope, British Columbia
Hope is in a strategic location for both work and play. It sits at the cusp of the ever-growing Fraser Valley and at the intersection of highways 1, 3, 5, and 7. Its superb highway access and proximity to the interior and Vancouver makes it an ideal location for professionals and families. New fibre-optic telecommunications means that Hope is ready for the expanding ‘virtual commuter’ demographic who is looking for affordable housing, access to their client base, and excellent public education outside of metro Vancouver. Hope acts as a base-camp for regional adventures and the opportunities are endless. Mountain bikers, road riders, skiers, hikers, and paddlers of all levels will find wilderness to explore in Hope and the surrounding region.
~ Source: "Investing in Hope, British Columbia"