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Maclean’s: Canada’s best communities

Aug 21, 2019, 11:02 AM by Maclean's
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Maclean’s presents the results from their Best Communities in Canada 2019. Burlington, Ont. captured the top spot in the inaugural ranking.


Several intangible factors make a city a welcoming place to live, but hard data tells an important story, too. Wealth, population growth, low crime rates, access to health care and culture are all measurable factors that can help determine what makes a community thrive. 

A livable city should be prosperous but affordable. Safe yet easy to get around. And it should have the type of weather that draws you outdoors. Maclean’s analysis, which relies on data supplied by Environics Analytics, pegs Burlington, Ont. as the best place to live overall.

Read the Maclean’s article (opens in a new window).

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