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Canada: Second Best Country in the World and Safest Cities Revealed

Canada has some great news to share in 2023. According to the U.S. News Best Countries ranking, it’s the second-best country in the world, just behind Switzerland. This ranking is based on what makes a country awesome in various ways, like how good it is for starting a career, living well, and making positive changes in society.

So, why is Canada so special? Let’s break it down:

Canada’s strengths:

1. Starting a career: 

Canada is the second-best place globally to start a career. This means it’s fantastic for job opportunities.

2. Education:

It’s also the fourth-best country for education. If you want a top-notch education, Canada is a great place to study.

3. Safety:

Canada is safe, with Toronto even ranking as the fourth safest city in Canada. This means you can live without worrying too much about crime.

4. Raising kids:

If you’re planning a family, Canada is the seventh-best country for raising kids. It’s a welcoming place for children to grow up.

5. Equality:

Canada is second-best for racial equality, which shows it’s a diverse and inclusive country.

6. Retirement:

When it’s time to retire, Canada is the sixth-best place to enjoy life after work.

7. Transparency:

It’s also the sixth most transparent country, which means the government is open and accountable.

8. Business-friendly:

If you want to start a business, Canada is the second-best country to do that. It’s welcoming for entrepreneurs.

That’s a lot of reasons to love Canada! But what about safety within Canada?

Well, Rentola, a platform for renters and landlords, did a study on the safest cities in Canada. They looked at things like how good the police are and how much crime happens. Here’s what they found:

Safest cities in Canada:

1. Barrie, Ontario: Super safe with a score of 7.13.

2. Brantford, Ontario: Very safe with a score of 7.00.

3. Guelph, Ontario: Also very safe with a score of 6.84.

4. Toronto, Ontario: Even big cities like Toronto are safe, with a score of 6.63.

5. Saint John, New Brunswick: Saint John is very safe too, with a score of 6.63.

6. Belleville, Ontario: Another safe city with a score of 6.43.

7. Windsor, Ontario: Windsor is pretty safe too, with a score of 6.42.

8. St. Catharines-Niagara, Ontario: You guessed it, very safe at 6.40.

9. Lethbridge, Alberta: Safe and sound with a score of 6.37.

10. Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ontario: Still safe, with a score of 6.29.

Toronto being one of the safest big cities is a cool surprise! Most of the safest cities are in Ontario, showing that the province takes safety seriously.

In a nutshell, Canada is an amazing place to live, with top-notch opportunities and safety to boot. So, whether you’re looking for a great career, a safe place for your family, or a cozy retirement, Canada has you covered.

Source: CIC News – Canada ranked as 2nd best country in the world, CIC News – Eight cities in Ontario among Canada’s safest

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