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The Best Places to Live in Toronto: Ranking the City’s Neighborhoods
August 15, 2013 – 8:49 am | Comments Off
The Best Places to Live in Toronto: Ranking the City’s Neighborhoods

Toronto Life mag­a­zine has released what they call a “mostly sci­en­tific” rank­ing of the city’s 140 neighborhoods.

Working with researchers from the University of Toronto, they eval­u­ated fac­tors like hous­ing costs, tran­sit access, crime rates, …

Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid
June 6, 2013 – 9:32 am | Comments Off
Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid

British Columbia’s cap­i­tal city of Victoria used to be dubbed a des­ti­na­tion for the “newly wed and nearly dead.” Yes, it was — and still is — pop­u­lar among both new­ly­weds and retirees, but with …

Vancouver Ranks #1 in Quality of Living Among Cities in the Americas
December 4, 2012 – 3:39 pm | Comments Off
Vancouver Ranks #1 in Quality of Living Among Cities in the Americas

Canadian cities took four out of the top five spots among cities in the Americas in the 2012 Mercer Quality of Living sur­vey, an annual assess­ment that com­pares the qual­ity of life in 221 urban …

Quality and Cost of Life in the US versus Canada
November 12, 2012 – 6:29 am | Comments Off
Quality and Cost of Life in the US versus Canada

Is it cheaper to live in the U.S. or Canada? And which coun­try offers a bet­ter qual­ity of life?

A recent Investopia post, U.S. Or Canada: Which Country Is Best To Call Home?, con­sid­ered a …

Fluoride in the Water: Comparing Canada, the U.S., the U.K., and Australia
October 29, 2012 – 7:42 am | Comments Off
Fluoride in the Water: Comparing Canada, the U.S., the U.K., and Australia

My daugh­ter came back from the den­tist the other day and reported that Vancouver does not flu­o­ri­date its water sys­tem.

Having grown up in the United States, where water flu­o­ri­da­tion is quite rou­tine, I …