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safest cities to travel

The safest metropolitan areas in Canada were ranked and not a single city in Quebec managed to make the top 10. A new report published by indicated that Ontario has some of the safest urban areas in the entire country — with Barrie securing the top spot.

In fact, eight Ontario cities made up the top ten, proving that the eastern province is particularly secure. Rentola analyzed a number of different factors in order to compile the ranking of the safest cities including the number of citizens per police officer, crime severity, the amount of violent and non-violent crimes and the crime-solving rate, all based on a scale of one to 10.

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Montreal is one of the safest places in the world, according to a new ranking. The Canadian city placed in the top three in the State of Travel Insurance Safest Destinations report compiled by travel insurance provider Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection.

No other Canadian city made it onto the safety list, although Canada as a whole did place in the top 10 for safest countries.

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No wonder Montreal was named the safest city in the world to travel to earlier this year. The Angus Reid Institute (ARI) has released a survey of Canadians' perceptions of crime in their communities and the findings for Montreal justify the title.

According to a survey, residents of Montreal (72%) are among the Canadians who say they're most likely to feel safe walking around alone in their city at night, along with people in Saskatoon (74%) and the 905 area code of Toronto (73%).

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Berkshire Hathaway's travel insurance subsidiary, Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection (BHTP), named Montreal the safest city in the world to travel in 2022. Next in line in the ranking are Amsterdam, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney.

London, Barcelona, Hong Kong, Berlin and Rome round out the BHTP list.

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