Select Medical Connections has compiled a list of our top destinations for travel nurses in Canada.

See where our travel nursing placements could take you…



1. Vancouver (and the rest of BC!)

Perhaps one of the most stunning parts of the country, Vancouver is nestled between mountains and ocean, making it the perfect destination for nurse who like to explore the outdoors.

Attractions: Whistler, Victoria, Tofino Bay, Salt Spring Island, Bowen Island, Haida Gwaii, the Okanagan Valley, and the Sunshine Coast.

Ready to hit the beach?  We currently have tons of opportunities available in Vancouver, including Cath Lab, OR, Labour & Delivery, and ER.



2. The Maritimes

Travel nursing placements in the maritimes have always been a favourite amongst our nurses, and it’s easy to see why!  The East Coast offers stunning natural beauty that is unique from any other region of Canada, and can be a beautiful place to unwind and relax.

Attractions: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Bonavista, St John’s, Fogo & Change Islands, PEI, Cape Breton Island, Peggy’s Cove, Sable Island, the Bay of Fundy, Moncton, and Fredericton.

Interested in the East Coast?  We currently have numerous opportunities in OR, ER, Acute Care, Longterm Care, and Labour & Delivery.



3. Alberta

Alberta is home to a variety of Canada’s best terrain ranging from the golden prairies to the Rocky Mountains.  There’s plenty to discover in this beautiful province, though it’s also a great hub to explore other regions during time off, such as BC or the Yukon.

Attractions: Banff National Park, Drumheller badlands, Jasper National Park, Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, West Edmonton Mall, the Calgary Stampede, a UFO Landing Pad (yes, really), skiing, snowboarding, and hiking.

BONUS: We currently have a unique opportunity for our travel nurses to be hired within the union environment in Alberta, including base salary, nightshift differentials, weekends, charge pay, and a 2% LSPA rate.



4. Saskatchewan

The Canadian prairies offer an incredible feeling of space and freedom, making them an ideal destination for nurses who are looking for a change of pace or scenery.  Try new activities here or learn a new skill – tons of opportunities await!

Attractions: Prince Albert National Park, the Churchill River, camping, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Feeling up to an adventure in Saskatchewan?  We currently have opportunities in ER and Acute Care.



5. Manitoba

Manitoba offers a profound travel experience as “Canada’s Heart” with exceptional scenery throughout the province.  It’s unique position within the country provides amazing opportunities to admire a wide variety of Canadian wildlife and take part in exciting outdoor activities.

Attractions: Wapusk National Park, Portage la Prairie, Lake Winnipeg, belugas in Hudson Bay, grey wolves in Thompson, fishing in Selkirk, and polar bears, whales, and the Northern Lights in Churchill.

Ready to experience the heart of Canada?  Current opportunities include ER, Labour & Delivery, Acute Care.



6. The Yukon

Yukon is known for being “Larger Than Life” when it comes to culture, heritage, and natural beauty.  Featuring some of Canada’s most spectacular attractions, spending time in the Yukon allows you to experience

Attractions: the Northern Lights, the Midnight Sun, Klondike Gold Rush sites, incredible wilderness & wildlife, and stunning scenic drives.

Are you ready for the Yukon?  Current opportunities include ICU and ER.


So… where in Canada will your next travel nursing contract take you?  Contact a Recruiter at Select Medical Connections for more info by calling toll-free 1-877-525-3870.