Top 10 Most Developed Cities to Live in Canada 2014

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Canada is considered one of the best countries to live in the world, which is the reason of the country having an increasing number of immigrants from all over the world every year. The economic development coupled with good employment opportunities, excellent standard of living and sparse population are the chief reasons for this.

Listed below are the top 10 most developed cities to live in Canada:

1. Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver is one of the most developed cities in Canada and also one of the best places to live in, with a population of 603,502. Besides a global city, it is the most populous city in Western Canada. Tourism and forestry are the chief industries of the city and it comes among the top 5 most livable cities of the world.

2. Calgary, Alberta

Calgary, Alberta

Next on the list of the most developed cities to live in Canada is Calgary, located in Alberta province. It has a population of nearly 1,096,833, making it the largest in Alberta by population. The basic industries of the city are technology, film and television, health and wellness, financial services and manufacturing. It is the home of 800 largest corporations of the country.

3. Toronto, Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Toronto, the capital of the Ontario province comes next among the best cities to live in Canada. With a population of 2,615,060, it is the largest city in the country and fourth largest in North America in terms of population. The city is the most favored destination for immigrants and provides great opportunities due its highly developed software, media, telecom, finance and business sectors.

4. Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa is the capital of Canada and one of the best cities to live in, and has a population of 883,391. The multicultural city with diverse population boasts of rapid economic development, which has led to a high standard of living and low unemployment.

5. Quebec City, Quebec

Quebec City, Quebec

Next on the list of top 10 most developed cities to live in Canada is Quebec City in Quebec province, which has a population of 516,622. The city is a tourist hotspot as it has numerous heritage sites and it is one of the oldest cities in North America.

6. Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton in is another great city to live in Canada is Edmonton, located in Alberta, which has a population of 812,201. This city is a cultural and educational hub, making it a great place to live in. it is famous for its West Edmonton Mall, the largest mall in North America and also hosts a large number of festivals every year.

7. Montreal, Quebec

Montreal, Quebec

Another well developed city in Canada with good standard of living is Montreal, the largest city in the province of Quebec. The city has a total population of 1,649,519 and is a major hub of technology, finance, tourism, design and film making. It is also considered as one of the best cities in the world for university students.

8. St Albert, Alberta

St Albert, Alberta

A small city called St Albert in the Alberta province also finds a place in the list of most developed cities to live in Canada. With a small population of 61466, this city has been able to make it on the list because of its good standard of living, in addition to good facilities in the field of education, transport, media and recreation.

9. Brampton, Ontario

Brampton, Ontario

Next on the list of the best cities in Canada is the city of Brampton, which has a population of 523,911. The city has a flourishing economy with well developed sectors like logistics, IT, business, life sciences and food and beverages.

10. Surrey, British Columbia

Surrey, British Columbia

Surrey, a city in British Columbia with a population of 468,251, features next on this list. This is the second largest city in the province, after Vancouver. It has some of the best schools in British Columbia, along with great facilities for university education.

All these cities have become popular places to live in on account of a good standard of living and providing wonderful opportunities for personal growth to the citizens.