11 Best Places to Live in Canada (2017)

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Canada is a beautiful country with many great places to live, but some Canadian cities offer more than others. If you’re looking for a new place to move in Canada, MoneySense has got you covered. They’ve put together a list of the best places to live in Canada based on their own unique methodology. They rank each city across 36 categories, including population growth, estimated unemployment, average home price, and median household income. They also check to see if the city has a robust economy, if it has a good public transit system, if there’s healthcare accessibility, and if the city has nice weather. According to MoneySense’s calculations, these are the eleven best cities to live in Canada in 2017.

1) Ottawa, Ont.

MoneySense ranked the capital of Canada as the absolute best place to live in the country. Ottawa is ranked as number one because of its extensive public transit system, easy access to healthcare, and higher income levels. The city of Ottawa has been undergoing a transformation in recent years. Many new restaurants have opened downtown. There’s also a booming arts scene, and frequent events at the National Arts Centre. The city of Ottawa is also home to ByWard Market, one of the largest and oldest public markets in Canada. Plus, there are beautiful parks in and around the city. This includes Gatineau Park, which is located fifteen minutes from Downtown Ottawa. The almost 90,000-acre park is home to many different activities, including hiking and cross-country skiing. With so much to do and see, it’s clear why Ottawa was ranked as the best place to live in Canada.

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