Canadian west coast island Vancouver island is not popular at all. Have you ever heard of Vancouver island? Nope? Didn't think so. Go look on the map, Really. By all means its a beautiful island, But for some reason none knows it even exists. Ever heard of big lonely Doug? Or avatar grove? Or Henry Croft? ! ? No, I didn't think so. So now, My friends I encourage you to explore this wonderful little island on vacation some time. Its the one right above the U. S. A. On the west coast of Canada on the map.