Living in Vernon offers many opportunities for engaging with the community including volunteering, joining cultural, faith, or interest groups, and participating in special events.
Many residents contribute to our community and make Vernon a great place to live. We encourage you to get involved!
First Nations people make up approximately six per cent of the Vernon area population and immigrants make up about 12 per cent, according to the 2021 census.
As a result, numerous cultural and ethnic groups exist to provide opportunities to meet others and share familiar customs and traditions, and experience diversity.
Diversity is also evident in the more than 40 places of worship located in the Vernon area, representing many religions and faiths.