Since 1992 (almost 20 years), the U.N. has consistently ranked Canada in the top 8 of all countries in the world in their annual Human Development Report (education being one of the analyzed factors). Currently – 6th
Except for a few years (since 1992), Canada has been ranked no lower than 4 th in the world
2010 Mercer Survey – Vancouver ranked 4 th in the world in their Quality of Living index (Ottawa 14 th , Toronto 16 th , Montreal 21 st , Calgary 28 th -all ahead of the first U.S. city in the ranking - Honolulu 31 st )
2010 Mercer Survey – Calgary ranked 1 st in the world in their Eco-city index (Ottawa 3 rd , Montreal 13 th , Vancouver 13 th , Toronto 39 th ).
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