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Considering Immigration to Canada? Here are the Best Places for New Immigrants to Live

Submitted by on May 12, 2013 – 12:26 pmNo Comment

Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWe recently reported on the Moneysense annual ranking of Best Places to Live in Canada. As part of this year’s survey, the publication also ranked Canada’s Best Places for New Immigrants.

Six of the top 10 cities on the 2013 “Best Places for New Immigrants” list are in the Greater Toronto area, perhaps not surprising since Toronto and its suburbs have long been a magnet for newcomers to Canada. In communities like Richmond Hill and Markham, immigrants are a majority, with more than 50 percent of the population born outside of Canada.

Three British Columbia cities also made the top 10, including Vancouver, West Vancouver, and Saanich (near Victoria, on Vancouver Island).

Here are the top 10 cities on the Moneysense Best Places for New Immigrants in Canada list:

  1. Burlington, ON
  2. Vaughan, ON
  3. Calgary, AB
  4. Richmond Hill, ON
  5. Toronto, ON
  6. Oakville, ON
  7. West Vancouver, BC
  8. Saanich, BC
  9. Markham, ON
  10. Vancouver, BC

Here is a link to the full list of 25 cities: Canada’s Best Places for New Immigrants.

Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square photo © Carolyn B. Heller

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