Canada is a great place to live and work. We who are lucky enough to live here know it. And the world knows it, too. In fact, Canada is ranked as the second-best country in the world behind Germany, from a field of 60 countries for overall sustainability, cultural influence, entrepreneurship, economic influence and most importantly, quality of life. We placed ahead of the U.K., the U.S., and Sweden (if you’re keeping score).
If you’re part of the booming Boomer generation, you’ll be happy to know Canada is the 5th best country to grow old in, with our unique old age pension programs and health care system. And if that’s not enough:
And we’re polite. In fact, our politeness is one of the reasons we play well with other nations and why our general satisfaction levels consistently rate high. That’s according to the results of the 2016 Best Countries survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with BAV Consulting and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, which surveyed more than 16,000 people in four global regions. Participants were asked to rank 60 countries, covering a wide range of topics that include: adventure, citizenship, entrepreneurship, heritage, influence, movers, open for business, power and quality of life.
Prime Minister Trudeau called Canada a ‘great place to invest’ because of our public health care, education, safety and economic stability. That business decision-makers eye Canada as the place they’d like to locate or relocate their businesses and/or head offices speaks volumes about our quality of life and the opportunities Canada offers.