Vancouver and Victoria will welcome the world's top under-20 hockey players in 2019 when the cities co-host the world junior hockey championship.
Hockey Canada and the Canadian Hockey League announced the tournament's return to British Columbia today in a joint statement.
Canada will host the world championship for the 13th time in 2019.
B.C. last hosted the tournament in 2006 in Vancouver, Kelowna and Kamloops.
The 2017 championship, co-hosted by Montreal and Toronto, kicks off Dec. 26.