South Cambie's size and population make it one of Vancouver's smallest communities. Sandwiched between Queen Elizabeth Park and Shaughnessy Heights, this area is known for its abundance of medical facilities including Shaughnessy Hospital, BC Children's Hospital and the BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre.
Did You Know?
Douglas Park, the site of South Cambie's community centre, was once a logging camp and later a market garden.
Each day in the 1920s, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police would ride past Shaughnessy Hospital on their return to Fairmont the RCMP's training facility.
Queen Elizabeth Park was transformed from an open pit mine in 1940.
Little Mountain is the highest point in Vancouver, occupying its geographical centre and commanding a 360-degree view of the entire city.