According to MoneySense, Quebec has been ranked as the second best province to live in for 2017! MoneySense is a comprehensive data-driven snapshot of Canadian cities and towns and through their scoring system, Quebec ranks second below Ontario.
Now, you may be wondering how exactly they raked Quebec as the best place to live among all the other provinces, and they do so by ranking each community across 36 separate categories (Demographics,Unemployment, Income & wealth, Affordability, Taxation, Mobility, Crime, Weather, Health care, Amenities, Culture & community). Their annual report regarding Canada's Best Places To Live looked at over 400 Canadian cities.
A total of 50 Canadian cities were then identified as the best places to live in for 2017, with Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Quebec claiming the second best spot on the list. The top 10 cities for this year are:
If you count how many cities are actually in Quebec, you'd be happy to see that 4 out of 10 are actually located in our superb province basically ranking Quebec as the over all best province to live in for 2017.
Unfortunately, Montreal ranked 78th in Quebec and 356 in all of Canada. However, many Quebec cities did make it into the top 50! Such as: Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Que, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Que, Mont-Royal, Que, Lévis, Que, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que, Boucherville, Que, Blainville, Que, Chambly, Que, Québec, Que, and Saint-Constant, Que.