Canada’s Best Places to Live 2018: Create your own ranking




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We rank based on our own methodology, but here you can build your own, based on what’s most important to you. Adjust the sliders below to change the weighting of each category. Click or tap the label to rank only for that category.

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    Economic Factors
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    Mobility Factors
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    Population that takes transit to work: {{convertPercent(item.eT, 2)}}
    Weather Factors
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    Days per year above 0ºC {{convertNum(item.wT)}}
    Days per year above 20ºC {{convertNum(item.wU)}}
    Health, Safety and Community Factors
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    Population employed in arts and recreation {{convertPercent(item.aE, 1)}}
    1As of March 2018
    2NOTE: Estimates used where data not available
    3In area covered by local police service

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