Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:17:08 GMT | By Phil Froats (research)
Canada's best cities to live in

A ranking of the top places to live in Canada.

MoneySense, cities, Canada (© Pawel Dwulit/CP)
  • MoneySense, cities, Canada (© Pawel Dwulit/CP)
  • 15. Saanich, B.C. (© paulhami/Flickr)
  • 14. Calgary, Alta. (© abdallahh/Flickr)
  • 13. Newmarket, Ont. (© Kelisi/Wikimedia Commons)
  • 12. St. Albert, Alta. (© WinterE229/Wikimedia Commons)
  • 11. Strathcona County, Alta. (© bulliver/Flickr)
  • 10. Winnipeg (© Canucks4ever83/Wikimedia Commons)
  • 9. Red Deer, Alta. (© Waynercook/Wikimedia Commons)
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What's the best place to live in Canada? MoneySense has ranked 190 Canadian cities and towns in order to find out. As part of our annual Best Places to Live package, we've rated each city in 22 categories to determine which places offer top-notch amenities. Some of those categories include affordable housing, crime rates, unemployment, access to health care and weather.

Being the best in one category doesn't guarantee a spot near the top; our rankings reward cities that place high in multiple categories. So how does your city stack up? Check out our top cities and find out how your town did.

For our full methodology on how we crunched our numbers, click here.

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The one luxury that I would pay extra for when looking for a home:

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    An indoor swimming pool or hot tub
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    Heated bathroom floors (no more cold feet!)
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    A heated driveway … No more shovelling!
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