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Living Costs in Calgary vs. Other Canadian Cities: How Much?

Living Costs in Calgary vs. Other Canadian Cities Just how much money do you need to live in Calgary? This is an important question that we covered in a previous blog, which showed just how much the “average” salary was necessary to live in various sectors of the city. Also see: Additional Costs Associated with Buying a … [Read more...]

Canada Named 3rd Best Country in the World! (2019)

Canada Ranks 3rd Best Country in 2019! Finally… a media organization which confirms my biased views as a Canadian, that my home nation is one of the best! This is something I knew all along! Just kidding. But here's the scoop: The U.S. News and Report’s Best Countries 2019 named Canada as the second-best country in the … [Read more...]

Calgary Ranks 4th Most Livable City on Earth!

Calgary Ranks Top 4 Most Livable Cities 2018! Just last month the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) found Calgary to be among the best once again, naming us as one of the most livable cities in the world on its Global Livability Index 2018. This year’s report ranks Calgary as fourth, moving it up from fifth, a spot which … [Read more...]

Canada Ranks #1 for Best Quality of Life in the World (2018)

U.S. News & Reports: Canada #1 for Quality of Life! Alongside placing 2nd on the U.S. News and World Reports list of Best Countries in the World, Canada was also named the number one country in the sub-ranking for Quality of Life! - (see other sub-rankings at bottom) Top 10 Countries w/ the Best Quality of Life … [Read more...]

Canada Named 2nd Best Country in the World (2018)

U.S. News & Reports: Canada is 2nd in the World! Canada has ranked as the second best country in the world, according to the Best Country list by U.S. News and World Reports. The only country to surpass the North American country was Switzerland. It’s the 3rd consecutive year that Canada has placed 2nd on the list with … [Read more...]

Alberta Leads Canadian Provinces w/ Highest Household Income

Latest Census Data Shows Alberta Fared Well in 2015 According to the latest census data from Statistics Canada, Alberta leads all Canadian provinces when it comes to average household income, but places third when including the territories behind the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. In 2015, Alberta had a household median … [Read more...]

Canada, A Positive Influence on the World Stage [Infographic]

Canada, the Most Positive Global Influence [Infographic] According to a recent poll done by the United Kingdom’s second largest market research organization, Ipsos MORI, Canada is seen as the most positive influence in the world when it comes to foreign affairs. Research by @IpsosMORI suggests #Canada #Australia #Germany … [Read more...]

Calgary Metropolitan Population Growth: By the Numbers (2016)

Recent CMA Population Growth Statistics You would have thought that Calgary’s population would have dropped given the province’s economic climate over the past few years. Nope! The Calgary metropolitan census area (CMA) has managed to continue its spurt of population growth through to the end of 2016 with further growth … [Read more...]

Canada: By the Numbers

Canada Statistics: By the Numbers Everyone knows Canada is one of the biggest countries in the world. At 9,984,670 square kilometres, it's second in size to only Russia, a country which accounts for approximately 11 percent of all land in the world. But what about other cool number-related facts to do with Canada? We've … [Read more...]

Canada Named 2nd Best Country in the World (2017)

Canada Named 2nd Best by U.S. News & World Report (2017) How does Canada stack up against nations of the world? According to Best Countries 2017 by U.S. News, our nation ranks the second best in the world - for the second year in a row! More than 21,000 business leaders, citizens and informed elites were surveyed to … [Read more...]