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Quebec Ranked "Best Province" To Live In For 2017

Not just because of poutines...

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.

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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.

via @narcity_quebec


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:

Via moneysense


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.

via @narcity_quebec


For the full report, visit MoneySense.ca.


Emily Draicchio From the core of Montreal, Emily is an upcoming Art History student attending McGill. She has joined the MTL Blog team as one of their creative writers. Her goal is to have an active life while discovering the virtues of Montreal! Join her on her journey with visuals from her Instagram @emdraicchio. She is a self-proclaimed cactus whisperer who loves to talk... and talk... and talk, so it's time to hear her voice!