The Dreamliner arrived from Tokyo's Narita Airport at about 10 a.m. on Monday, with 186 passengers aboard.
The plane operated by Japan Airlines features extra-large windows equipped with an electronic dimming system instead of pull-down blinds and lower air pressure to reduce jet lag.
It's also 20 per cent more fuel-efficient compared to its rivals.
The Dreamliner is expected to make a weekly flight to Vancouver every Monday in February before starting daily trips in March.
Boeing's next-generation 787 airliner has run into several problems, including issues with smouldering batteries that prompted the plane to be grounded temporarily last year.
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