Talent Hub

Surrey, BC - A Top-Tier Talent Hub

Surrey is Metro Vancouver's talent hub. It’s on track to become the largest city in British Columbia, Canada in the next 20 years. Highly qualified talent is drawn by growing career opportunities and a desirable and affordable lifestyle.

An abundance of world-class, highly skilled talent is right here in Surrey

  • Major companies have already set up offices in Surrey, taking advantage of proximity to top talent in both Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley – a region accounting for nearly 3 million people.

  • Bolstering this talent pool are BC’s favourable immigration policies. Among these is the BC Provincial Nominee Program, a program that provides an express pathway for skilled workers to enter and gain permanent residency in the province.   

Meet Some of Surrey's Highly Qualified Professionals 


​largest city in B.C. in next 2 decades


2021 population

Statistics Canada Census 2021

of population 19 Years old or younger


of Surrey's workforce commutes from across Metro Vancouver

SFU Surrey Study Spaces

Three top universities provide a pipeline of skilled talent 

With over 28,000 enrolled post secondary students, our graduates bring world-class skilled talent to Surrey’s manufacturing, technology, and service sectors.

  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University 

  • Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey 

  • University of British Columbia

  • 25 other post-secondary trade and career schools are located here, making talent recruitment easier.