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Living in Coquitlam, Canada:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Coquitlam, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked two people living in Coquitlam what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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Coquitlam, BC, is a lovely suburb of the Lower Mainland. It boasts a number of scenic walking trails which range in difficulty from beginner to advanced. It is an approximately one hour Sky Train ride to downtown Vancouver. The Sky Train system is extremely easy to use and is considered to be world class.

Lakshana, says: 2020

Coquitlam is often referred to as a suburb of Vancouver, though it is actually a large and varied city of it’s own. Coquitlam has sprawling residential areas as well as large shopping complexes and community buildings. The north end of Coquitlam is mainly inhabited by wealthy retirees, while he south end is more suitable for middle-class families. Both of these areas have thriving commercial businesses to be found in clusters by the main roads, chiefly along Lougheed Highway.

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