As recently reported by the world’s leading magazine and publications, the verdict is in, with Vancouver finishing with flying colours in security, stability, scenery, livability, climate, restaurants, entertainment, education & transportation. Whether moving here for work or school, Vancouver is truly a top destination for a Canadian home, condominium or international pied-à-terre.
As previously reported in The Economist magazine from the exclusive Economist Intelligence Unit, their report is fittingly titled “The World’s Most Liveable Cities”. Well publicized around the globe by both major media and online, the Economist list of the world’s best cities quantifies living conditions such as stability, healthcare, culture & environment, education and infrastructure. These are precisely the advantages of Canada’s jewel on the Pacific – Vancouver, British Columbia. Year after year, Vancouver is truly one of “The Most Liveable Cities” on the planet.
Condé Nast Traveler of New York recognized as one of the finest publications for the discriminating traveler, recently named the city of Vancouver a top ten “Best City in the World”, and the ONLY city in North American to make this special list. Vancouver’s creative arts scene, safety, rugged natural beauty and ethnic diversity in people & cuisine make it an absolute bucket list destination for the world traveler.
Global Finance’s 10 best cities list is based on these four reputable rankings: Monocle Magazine’s 2019 Quality of Life Survey, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index, Mercer Consulting’s Quality of Living City Ranking and Deutsche Bank’s Liveability Survey. Global Finance magazine reports: “Global employers take these city rankings into account to define their talent attraction and retention strategies, executives and employees consult them to make critical career decisions and seize the best opportunities a place can offer.”
Sourced from London, England, Monocle Magazine is one of the world’s finest publications for sophisticated urbanites and their city. These metropolis rankings quantify the vitality and vibrancy of today’s global urban centres analyzing crime, outdoor pursuits, available healthcare, state-funded education, and even takes into account conveniences such as outdoor seating. Other metrics to Monocle’s “Quality of Life Survey” are the cost of public transport, the price of renting a flat, the outlay for a good lunch and more. Vancouver consistently finishes in the top 25 cities on the planet according to Monocle Magazine, and is the ONLY city in North America to make this prestigious ranking.
As reported by Mercer.com in their 21st annual Quality of Living Survey, giving insight into the finest in modern city living around the globe. Mercer’s “Quality of Living Survey” is used by government embassies and international companies when it comes to the relocation of executives and embassy officials. It assists in deciding what cities could constitute a hardship post. Mercer.com states: “Vancouver – the highest ranking city in North America for the last 10 years.”
“A set of 65 country attributes – terms that can be used to describe a country and that are also relevant to the success of a modern nation – were identified. Attributes by nation were presented in a survey of more than 16,000 people from across the globe where participants assessed how closely they associated one with the other.”
“Canadians pride themselves in encouraging all of their citizens to honor their own cultures. In 1971, Canada adopted a national policy of multiculturalism, which celebrates the country’s diversity.”
As reported by environmental website SmartCityPress.com, Vancouver finishes in the Top 10 as one of the best eco-friendly cities in the world. Vancouver air quality scores impress, as it produces the lowest amount of emissions among the major cities of North America. Vancouver is aiming to become the greenest city by 2020 with the Green City Action Team (GCAT).
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